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20100328418 - Method for real-time remote presentation and control of a visual page from a mobile terminal during a video call: A method for an application server at a remote window source for real-time remote capture, presentation and control of a visual window source created from a calling subscriber's mobile terminal during a video call. The method includes performing the call, displaying the remote window, capturing the remote window by a... Agent: Naomi Assia C/o Landon Ip, Inc
20100328421 - Automatic determination of a configuration for a conference: Determining a configuration for a conference. Input may be received specifying a plurality of devices for use in the conference. A configuration may be automatically determined for the plurality of devices for the conference. The configuration may be automatically determined based on the specified plurality of devices and may specify... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20100328419 - Method and apparatus for improved matching of auditory space to visual space in video viewing applications: A method and apparatus for enabling an improved experience by better matching of the auditory space to the visual space in video viewing applications such as those that may be used in video teleconferencing systems and in the viewing of videos with associated audio (e.g., movies). In one embodiment, a... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 3d-201e Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20100328420 - Optical adapters for mobile devices with a camera: Portable, mobile, lightweight, removable, low cost, easy to manufacture, easy to ship, easy to transport, easy to store, and easy to use optical adapters that provides an effective means of videoconferencing over a mobile phone or other mobile device with a camera. Embodiments include landscape and portrait adapters that can... Agent: Kendyl A Roman
20100328422 - Method and system for composing video images from a plurality of endpoints: The present application discloses a method and apparatus for a multipoint video conferencing system that can offer a wide variety of layouts and the ability to support a large number of conferees. A received stream of NALs from a plurality of endpoints can be processed by an exemplary NAL Processor... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20100328423 - Method and apparatus for improved mactching of auditory space to visual space in video teleconferencing applications using window-based displays: A method and apparatus for enabling an improved experience by better matching of the auditory space to the visual space in video viewing applications such as those that may be used in video teleconferencing systems using window-based displays. In particular, in accordance with certain illustrative embodiments of the present invention,... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc. Docket Administrator
20100328424 - Method and apparatus for 3-d electron holographic visual and audio scene propagation in a video or cinematic arena, digitally processed, auto language tracking: A system and method for displaying images in three dimensions. The system may include a dual axis four lens system, four LCD switching elements, a pair of LCD switched dual filtered dichroic mirrors, and a pair of half silvered dichroic color filter elements, and two charge coupled device pickups. The... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100328426 - Image processor and method for adjusting image quality: An image processor includes: an receiving module configured to receive a video signal of a content; an image quality adjusting module configured to adjust image quality of the video signal received by the receiving module using image quality adjustment parameters including at least a contrast-related parameter; a 3D video detecting... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100328425 - Texture compression in a video decoder for efficient 2d-3d rendering: In a video decoding system, a method and system for decoding previously encoded frames of video into a compressed and uncompressed format. The uncompressed format frames may be further stored and utilized to decode additional frames of video. The compressed format frames may be further stored and provided to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100328427 - Stereo image processing device and method: In stereo matching based on standard area matching, in order to suppress a decrease in matching accuracy, it is effective to adaptively change a matching area in accordance with the local properties of an image. However, this requires high calculation costs. Thus, the present invention provides a stereo image processing... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100328432 - Image reproducing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and control method therefor: An image reproducing apparatus for reproducing a stereoscopic image shot by a stereoscopic image capturing apparatus, the image reproducing apparatus comprises: an input unit which inputs image data of the stereoscopic image and additional data recorded in association with the image data; an acquisition unit which acquires depth information indicating... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100328430 - Lens module for forming stereo image: The disclosure provides a lens module for forming a stereo image. The lens module includes a point light source, a two-dimensional scanning unit, a camera sensor unit, and a data processing unit. The two-dimensional scanning unit is configured for controlling the light from the point light source to project onto... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100328433 - Method and devices for 3-d display based on random constructive interference: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for 3-D display based on random constructive interference. It produces a number of discrete secondary light sources by using an amplitude-phase-modulator-array, which helps to create 3-D images by means of constructive interference. Next it employs a random-secondary-light-source-generator-array to shift the... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20100328434 - Microscope apparatus and cell culture apparatus: An imaging section of a microscope apparatus captures a plurality of microscope images each having the focal position which differs in the field being same with a light flux having passed through a microscopic optical system. A region separating section separates a cellular region from a non-cellular region by using... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100328428 - Optimized stereoscopic visualization: The present invention discloses a method comprising: calculating an X separation distance between a left eye and a right eye, said X separation distance corresponding to an interpupilary distance in a horizontal direction; and transforming geometry and texture only once for said left eye and said right eye.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100328431 - Rendering method and apparatus using sensor in portable terminal: A method and an apparatus detect motion, rotation, and tilt for rendering using a sensor in a portable terminal. The rendering method using the sensor in the portable terminal includes pre-rendering a region of a size corresponding to a screen of the terminal and a surrounding region. A preset region... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100328429 - Stereoscopic image intensity balancing in light projector: In a light projection system, potentially hierarchical levels of light intensity control ensure proper laser-light output intensity, color channel intensity, white point, left/right image intensity balancing, or combinations thereof The light projection system can include a light intensity sensor in an image path, in a light-source subsystem light-dump path, in... Agent: Raymond L. Owens, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20100328436 - Anonymized video analysis methods and systems: Methods and systems for anonymized video analysis are described. In one embodiment, a first silhouette image of a person in a living unit may be accessed. The first silhouette image may be based on a first video signal recorded by a first video camera. A second silhouette image of the... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC
20100328437 - Distance measuring apparatus having dual stereo camera: A distance measuring apparatus having dual stereo cameras includes a first stereo camera including left and right CMOS image sensors provided on one board and detecting parallax of a reference object to extract distance information, the left CMOS image sensor being spaced apart from the right CMOS image sensor at... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20100328435 - Method and apparatus for 3-dimensional vision and inspection of ball and like protrusions of electronic components: A method for 3-dimensional vision inspection of objects, such as microelectronic components, which have protrusions as features to be inspected, such as input/output contact balls, is disclosed. The method comprising the steps of determining interior and exterior parameters of a pair of cameras, forming a rectified coordinate system from the... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20100328438 - Stereoscopic image displaying device, object proximity detecting device, and electronic apparatus: A stereoscopic image displaying device includes an outer surface that a detection target object approaches; a stereoscopic image generating unit that generates a three-dimensional stereoscopic image based on an input video signal, and a proximity sensor unit that is disposed on a side of the outer surface that is opposite... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100328439 - Image system, image display device and image viewing eyeglasses with them: An image system comprises an image display device which displays images, and image viewing eyeglasses used for viewing images displayed by the image display device. The image display device comprises an image display device configured to display image; and image viewing eyeglasses used for viewing the image displayed by the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100328440 - Autostereoscopic display device: An autostereoscopic display device having a plurality of operating modes for providing different brightness non-uniformity and cross talk display characteristics. The device comprises: an image forming means having an array of display pixels for producing a display, the display pixels being spatially defined by an opaque matrix; and a view... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100328441 - Video display device: A video display device includes: a connection detecting module configured to detect whether a shutter glasses is connected to the device; a generation module configured to generate a second frame, which is alternately displayed with a first frame included in a video content, by adding an irregular pattern to an... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100328442 - Human face detection and tracking device: A human face detection device includes a photosensitive element, a human face detection unit, and a skin color threshold generation unit. The photosensitive element is used for capturing a first image containing a first human face block. The human face detection unit compares the first image with at least one... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100328443 - System for monitoring patient safety suited for determining compliance with hand hygiene guidelines: An exemplary method and system monitors patient safety to, for example, minimize disease transmission from healthcare providers with unclean hands to patients and their surroundings. Signals (for example, infrared and radio frequency) among an area monitor, identification badge, and cleaning agent dispenser help locate and identify objects (persons and equipment).... Agent: Intellectual Property Department Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.c.
20100328444 - Adaptive camera and illuminator eyetracker: An eye tracker includes at least one illuminator for illuminating an eye, at least two cameras for imaging the eye, and a controller. The configuration of the reference illuminator(s) and cameras is such that, at least one camera is coaxial with a reference illuminator and at least one camera is... Agent: Michael W. Taylor
20100328445 - Microscope system: A microscope system is constructed by a light guiding optical system 20 having an objective lens 21 and beam splitters 27a and 27b for splitting an optical image of a sample S, a photodetector 31 for acquiring an image of the sample S, and two CCD cameras 33 and 34... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100328446 - Method and apparatus for inspecting pattern defects: An apparatus for inspecting pattern defects, the apparatus including: an image acquisition unit which acquires an image of a specimen and stores the acquired image in an image memory; a defect candidate extraction unit which performs a defect candidate extraction process by using the acquired image, which is read from... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100328447 - Configuration of display and audio parameters for computer graphics rendering system having multiple displays: To coordinate a coherent view across multiple display devices having an arbitrary physical layout, display offsets are determined by a computing platform based on image information received from a camera coupled to the computing platform. The computing platform may apply edge detection algorithms to determine relative positions, orientations and sizes... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100328455 - Method for object localization using visual images with reference coordinates: There is provided a method of localizing an object comprising projecting an object located on an object plane and a reference point corresponding thereto on a virtual viewable plane and an actual camera plane; estimating coordinates of the reference point; and prescribing a relationship between a location of the object... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c
20100328452 - Method for pose invariant vessel fingerprinting: A computer-implemented method for matching objects is disclosed. At least two images where one of the at least two images has a first target object and a second of the at least two images has a second target object are received. At least one first patch from the first target... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.C.
20100328450 - Optical processing to control a washing apparatus: A control unit may automatically enable and/or disable a washing apparatus based on processing of an image of wares to be washed by the washing apparatus. In one example, a system includes a camera configured to capture an image of one or more wares to be washed by a washing... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.
20100328451 - Position measuring system, processing device for position measurement, processing method for position measurement, and computer readable medium: A position measuring system includes a marker set having three or more basic markers that are known in positional relation and attached to a second area of an object which contains a first area having an acting portion and the second area continuous with the first area, an image-taking device... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100328453 - Projector with automatic focusing and illustration procedure: A projector (1) for imaging an original image on a projection area (5) includes projection optics (2) having an adjustable image width (L) for imaging the original image on the projection area (5). A camera device (6) is used for imaging the projection area (5) and generating a projection area... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP
20100328454 - Shape measuring device and method, and program: An optical low-pass filter (24) expands a slit beam reflected on a test object (12), in a direction perpendicular to a baseline direction. A CCD sensor (25) has R, G and B pixels arranged in a Bayer array, and the CCD sensor (25) outputs image signals that are obtained by... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100328449 - Support stand and imaging measurement device using the same: A support stand includes a support member, and a connecting module assembled on the support member. The connecting module includes a first adjustment member, a first connection member rotatably connected to the first adjustment member, a second adjustment member assembled on the support member, a second connection member rotatably connected... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100328448 - Underwater ccd camera for visual testing of reactor cooling system: Disclosed is an underwater CCD camera for visual testing of a reactor cooling system. The underwater CCD camera includes a CCD camera, a casing having a supporter supporting the CCD camera and a cooling pin on a top surface thereof, a Pb-glass window on a front side of the easing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100328457 - Apparatus acquiring 3d distance information and image: An apparatus for acquiring distance information and images includes an image sensor unit including a left image sensor, a central image sensor, and a right image sensor, which are arranged on one board while being spaced apart from one another at a predetermined interval, and a distance information extraction unit... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20100328456 - Lenslet camera parallax correction using distance information: An apparatus, method and software construct an image of a scene by determining distance information to an object in a scene; and using the distance information to correct parallax error when combining at least two images of the object which were captured from different viewpoints. A single image of the... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100328459 - Encoding apparatus of video security system: An encoding apparatus of a video security system in which a stream to be stored in a storage medium and a stream to be transmitted through a network may be simultaneously or separately generated using one encoding chip. The encoding apparatus includes an image encoding unit which encodes an input... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100328458 - Handheld communications devices and communications methods: Handheld communications devices include a communications port, at least one battery, and processing circuitry configured to automatically determine a network address of a network node connected to the communications port, to communicate with the network node using the determined network address, and to consume energy stored by the battery. Communications... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20100328460 - Masking module for a video surveillance system, method for masking selected objects, and computer program: In addition to the clear advantages of video monitoring systems for securing monitoring regions and optionally for following suspicious objects, there is the requirement to secure the private environments of people in the regions being monitored. A masking module (4) for a monitoring system (1) is disclosed for the above,... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20100328461 - Wireless video surveillance system and method with two-way locking of input capture devices: A method for locking communication between at least one wireless input capture device ICD(s) and a corresponding digital input recorder (DIR) and/or another ICD, including the steps of providing base system; at least one user accessing the DIR via user interface either directly or remotely; the DIR and/or ICD searching... Agent: Triangle Patents, P.l.l.c.
20100328462 - Detecting common geographic features in images based on invariant components: Systems, devices, features, and methods for detecting common geographic features in images, such as, for example, to develop a navigation database are disclosed. For example, a method of detecting a common text pattern, such as for a road or path sign, from collected images includes collecting a plurality of images... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20100328463 - Rear view mirror with integrated video system: A vehicle-mounted system (1010) for recording video and audio. The system (1010) uses distributed processing, including encoding the video and audio at their source(s), and a high-speed, e.g., Ethernet, bus (1148) connecting the various system components and external devices. The system (1010) may include a display monitor (1040) which is... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP
20100328464 - Car-mount traffic condition surveillance device: A car-mount traffic condition surveillance device includes an image acquisition unit, a control unit, an input unit, an image display unit, and a power supply unit. The image acquisition unit includes first and second image acquisition units for respectively acquiring images of street corners or lane entrances closely located in... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100328465 - Enhanced capture, management and distribution of live presentations: Techniques are provided for converting live presentations into electronic media and managing captured media assets for distribution. An exemplary system includes capture devices that capture media assets of live presentations comprising a session, including image data of sequentially presented visual aids accompanying the live presentations and audio data. Each capture... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100328466 - Infrared illuminator with variable beam angle: An infrared illuminator including at least two carrier members in angularly adjustable relation with respect to one another, each carrier member having at least one infrared light source mounted thereto, for projecting infrared light in a variable illumination pattern. The illuminator may also include at least one fan for cooling... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20100328467 - Movable-mechanical-section controlling device, method of controlling movable mechanical section, and program: A movable-mechanical-section controlling device includes a driving controlling unit and an angular position range setting unit. The driving controlling unit performs control so that a movable mechanical section performs a unit pan operation that is performed in a predetermined angular position range in a pan direction, the movable mechanical section... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100328468 - Adaptive video processing circuitry and techniques: Video processing circuitry to adaptively process input video data which corresponds to a plurality of video frames of a selected channel which is one of a plurality of channels of a broadcast spectrum. In one aspect, the video processing circuitry includes spatial adaption circuitry to generate and output spatially adapted... Agent: Neil Steinberg
20100328469 - Information processing apparatus and capture image transmitting method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a communication module which performs close proximity wireless transfer, a connection establishing module which establishes connection between the communication module and an external device, and a capture image transmission module which transmits screen capture image data to the external device when... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100328470 - Display control device, imaging device, and printing device: A digital camera (1) has an image recorder (12), a microcomputer (3), and an image display controller (13). The image recorder (12) is configured to record a moving picture formed from a plurality of still pictures, along with a panning mode signal (60) related to the panning of the digital... Agent: Shinjyu Global Ip
20100328471 - Wearable multi-channel camera: A multi-channel camera system for capture of still or video images includes multiple fixed focal length lenses and multiple digital sensors in a compact package. A preferred embodiment of the invention is wearable, and is intended to be head-mounted near a user's eye to capture, in real time, the user's... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - Portland William A. Birdwell
20100328473 - Digital photographing apparatus and method for dealing with shake: Provided is a digital photographing apparatus and method of obtaining data of a clear image even though the digital photographing apparatus shakes. The digital photographing apparatus includes: a lens; an imaging device generating data from light incident through the lens; an imaging device base on which the imaging device is... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100328472 - Method of notifying users regarding motion artifacts based on image analysis: A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured by the apparatus. The digital processing component operates by comparing the image... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20100328474 - Wireless remote control system and method for cameras: A remote control system is used to control a plurality of cameras. The remote control system includes a frequency identification (RFID) reader and a plurality of RFID tags. Each tag has a unique code and is embedded in a corresponding camera. Each tag stores information of the corresponding camera. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100328483 - Circularly symmetric aspheric optics providing non-monotonic wavefront phase profile and extended depth of field: Systems and methods include imaging optics having one or more optical elements for modifying a wavefront of electromagnetic energy incident thereon. The wavefront, modified by the optical elements, exhibits a non-monotonic wavefront phase profile. The imaging optics are characterized by a modulation transfer function that is substantially invariant over a... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP
20100328482 - Digital photographing apparatus, method of controlling the digital photographing apparatus, and recording medium storing program to implement the method: A digital photographing apparatus capable of acquiring data about an image having a wide dynamic range and a high grayscale resolution, a method of controlling the digital photographing apparatus, and a recording medium storing a program to implement the method are provided. An embodiment includes an imaging device that acquires... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100328479 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes an image sensor having a plurality of pixels and a control section that sets an imaging sensitivity at a time of imaging. Each of the pixels includes a first light receiving element that generates a first image signal, a second light receiving element that generates a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100328486 - Foreground/background segmentation in digital images with differential exposure calculations: A digital segmentation method and apparatus determines foreground and/or background within at least one portion of a captured image. The determining includes comparing a captured image to a pre-captured or post captured reference image of nominally the same scene. One of the images is taken with flash and the other... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20100328481 - Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and image capturing program: An image capturing apparatus previously captures a calibration image that serves as a reference when a distance to an object is calculated, and calculates, when an image of the object is captured using a monocular camera, the distance from the lens of the camera to the object using the calibration... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100328477 - Image processor, image processing method, digital camera, and imaging apparatus: An image processor (24) includes an image processing section (04) which performs a blurring process on a given image data. The image processing section (04) is provided with an image data reduction part (04A), a spatial filter processing part (04B), and an image data expansion part (04C). The image data... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100328485 - Imaging device, imaging module, electronic still camera, and electronic movie camera: An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels each configured to convert incident light to an electric charge signal and output the electric charge signal as a pixel signal, and a pixel binning unit configured to bin pixel signals from pixels adjacent to each other and output the binned pixel... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100328475 - Infrared-aided depth estimation: Systems and methods are disclosed for creating image maps. Some embodiments include a method comprising the steps of: capturing a first image illuminated by natural light and capturing a second image illuminated by infrared light. The second image may be captured at the same time as the first image. The... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100328480 - Lens-interchangeable camera and method of controlling the same: Image processing parameters including the sensor pitch, optical low-pass filter, and spectral transmittances of color component filters of an image sensor are transmitted to a photographing lens. After the start of image capturing, it is determined whether to send a transmission request of recovery filters to the photographing lens. To... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328476 - Optical processing of surfaces to determine cleanliness: Techniques are described for determining cleanliness of various surfaces by processing images of the surfaces. The surfaces may comprise, for example, drinking glasses, dishes, fabric swatch arrays, Tosi plates, ceramic tiles, or stainless steel coupons. In one example, a system includes a camera to capture a digital image of a... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.
20100328478 - Photoelectric conversion device, method for driving photoelectric conversion device, radiation imaging device, and method for driving radiation imaging device: Disclosed herein is a photoelectric conversion device having unit pixels arranged in a matrix, each of the unit pixels including: a photoelectric conversion element; a source follower readout transistor configured to receive a signal charge arising from photoelectric conversion by the photoelectric conversion element by a gate, and read out... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100328484 - Shape measuring device: The present invention relates to a shape measuring device that can improve measurement accuracy. A liquid crystal element 35 projects striped projection patterns whose intensities are changed according to the position in three sinusoidal states with initial phases of 0, 120, and 240 degrees onto an object 2 to be... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100328487 - Image capture apparatus: An image capture apparatus has an image capture unit to capture an object image, an acquisition unit to acquire a developing parameter for image data captured by the image capture unit, an analysis unit to analyze RAW image data generated by the image capture unit, an image composition unit to... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100328488 - Apparatus, methods and computer readable storage mediums: A method including receiving an image from an image sensor, the image including a portion corresponding to an object; determining distance of the object from the image sensor using the received image; and controlling exposure of the image sensor using the determined distance.... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100328490 - Imaging control apparatus, imaging apparatus and imaging control method: An imaging control apparatus includes an HDR signal processor and a frame memory. The HDR signal processor obtains pixel data S1 and S2 obtained by imaging with a very short exposure time T1 and a short exposure time T2 earlier than obtaining pixel data S3 obtained by imaging with a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100328489 - Lighting control for hdr camera: A method for matching the sensitivity characteristic of an image converter to the light-intensity distribution of an optical image which is projected onto the photosensitive surface of the image converter. There are provided steps for creating a frequency distribution of the image signal values in the optical image converted by... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100328491 - Method, apparatus and system for dynamic range estimation of imaged scenes: A method, apparatus, and system for dynamic range estimation of imaged scenes for automatic exposure control. For a given exposure time setting, certain areas of a scene may be brighter than what a camera can capture. In cameras, including those experiencing substantial lens vignetting, a gain stage may be used... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100328492 - Method and apparatus for image display control according to viewer factors and responses: A device and system and a method for selecting and displaying images in accordance with attention responses of an image viewer. An image capture device captures a viewer image of a spatial region potentially containing a viewer of the image display device and a viewer detection mechanism analyzes the viewer... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100328493 - Removable data storage device with interface to receive image content from a camera: Systems and methods of receiving image content in a first format and storing converted image content in a second format are disclosed. A method includes receiving image content in a first format from a camera at an interface of a data storage device that includes a controller coupled to a... Agent: Toler Law Group
20100328496 - Advertising through recyclable digital cameras: Data of updated or new advertising messages are loaded into a non-volatile memory of a digital camera in the course of it being recycled. The user of the camera therefore receives the updated or new advertising messages as a part of recycling the camera. There are a number of ways... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100328495 - Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof: An image capturing apparatus is able to record a moving image in a first image capturing mode or a second image capturing mode. In the first image capturing mode, the apparatus starts recording of a moving image signal in response to an instruction to start recording and stops recording of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100328494 - Photographing apparatus and method: A photographing apparatus and method. The apparatus including: an image pickup unit configured to capture an image of a subject to create image data; a image pickup unit controller configured to set a photographing time that is longer than an exposure time required for photographing the subject, and configured to... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100328497 - Wide dynamic range image capturing apparatus: A memory control block performs in parallel a process of writing a current frame of image data captured by an image capturing device into a system shared memory, a process of reading out a previous frame of image data stored in the system shared memory, and a process of writing... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100328498 - Shooting parameter adjustment method for face detection and image capturing device for face detection: A shooting parameter adjustment method for face detection includes (A) acquiring an image; (B) dividing the image into a plurality of blocks, and calculating a brightness value of each of the blocks; (C) selecting at least one of the plurality of blocks, and adjusting a shooting parameter according to the... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100328499 - Dual-swath imaging system: A portable, aerial, dual-swath photogrammetric imaging system comprising twin nadir pointing CCD cameras for simultaneously acquiring twin adjacent digital images for merging into a large panorama. A pair of lens shifters symmetrically shift twin images to the left and right sides of the focal points of two parallel lenses to... Agent: Pearson & Pearson, LLP
20100328500 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system of the present invention has a plurality of lens units each composed of at least one lens element and, in order from the object side to the image side, comprises: a first lens unit having negative optical power and composed of two lens elements; a second... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100328501 - image sensor array, an intensified image sensor array, an electron bombarded image sensor array device as well as a pixel sensor element for use in such an image sensor array: The invention relates to an image sensor array having multiple pixel sensor elements along the surface area of said image sensor and outputting at a specified video frame rate subsequent video frames corresponding to the image, characterized in that each multiple pixel sensor element is arranged for generating one or... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100328502 - Image processing device, image processing method, and imaging apparatus: A frequency component comparing unit performs frequency component comparison for each of the image signals corresponding to the wavelength components subjected to resolution reconstruction. An image synthesizing unit performs image synthesis with an image signal that is selected according to a comparison result of the frequency component comparing unit as... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100328503 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging unit (1) includes an imaging device (10) configured to perform photoelectric conversion on received light and allow light to pass therethrough and a phase difference detection section (20) configured to perform phase difference detection on received light which has passed through the imaging device (10). The imaging device... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100328504 - Adaptive method for processing digital images, and an image processing device: A method for providing an output image based on an input image, the method comprising determining a location of an output pixel with respect to an input image, determining values of elements of a filter array such that the effective width of the filter array depends on the density of... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20100328505 - Imaging device, imaging module and imaging system: An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels which convert incident light to pixel signals which are electric charge signals and output the pixel signals, color filters which filter light incident to the respective pixels, and a pixel binning unit which bins pixel signals from pixels on adjacent lines and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100328506 - Method and apparatus for providing current pulses to illumination source in imaging scanner: A method and apparatus for providing current pulses to the illumination source in an imaging scanner. The method includes: (1) sensing a current supplied from a current port to obtain a current-monitoring signal; (2) controlling a charge current provided to a storage capacitor based on the current-monitoring signal; (3) measuring... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Penny Tomko
20100328507 - Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel area section in which plural pixels having photoelectric conversion sections, in which signal charges are accumulated, are arranged along a horizontal direction and a vertical direction; a vertical scanning unit that selects the pixels of the pixel area section in row units and... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100328510 - Image pickup device and image pickup system: Unit cells each having a plurality of photodiodes 101a and 101b, a plurality of transfer MOSFETs 102a and 102b provided in correspondence to the plurality of photodiodes, respectively and a common amplifying MOSFET 104 for amplifying and outputting signals read out from the plurality of diodes are arranged two-dimensionally, and,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328508 - Method for processing images arising from a photosensitive detector and photosensitive detector: The present invention relates to a method of processing images arising from a photosensitive detector of the type in particular made by techniques of depositing semiconductor materials. The method consists in correcting an image acquired (INPUT(T)) by the detector by a gain image (Gain(T)). According to the invention, an image... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20100328509 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus, control method thereof, imaging apparatus, and imaging system: Each pixel has a photoelectric conversion unit configured to convert light into electrical charges and to store the electrical charges, an amplifying unit configured to amplify a signal based on the electrical charges stored in the photoelectric conversion unit and to output the signal to an output line, and a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100328511 - Image pickup apparatus and reading method thereof: An apparatus includes a plurality of pixels including a photoelectric conversion unit and a pixel amplification unit for amplifying a signal transmitted from the photoelectric conversion unit and outputting an amplified signal, a sequential averaging unit configured to sequentially average signals read a plurality of times via the pixel amplification... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328512 - System and method for a high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array: A method is disclosed of a heterogeneous image sensor array comprising more than one image sensor structures that are interconnected. The final image sensor array image output for each image sensor structure or pixel is computed using single image sensor structure output data or output data from more than one... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras LLP
20100328513 - Digital image signal processing apparatus, method of controlling the apparatus, and medium for recording the method: A digital image signal processing apparatus having an angle of view preview function, a method of controlling the digital image signal processing apparatus, and a recording medium having embodied thereon a computer program for executing the method. Accordingly, a display image displaying at least one piece of angle of view... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100328514 - Image processing device, imaging apparatus, and thumbnail image displaying method: An imaging apparatus generates display data and index data. The display data includes compressed image data and thumbnail image data. The index data indicates the locations of the thumbnail image data in the display data. The imaging apparatus outputs the display data that is appended with the index data.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100328515 - Electronic still camera with capability to perform optimal focus detection according to selected mode: An electronic still camera includes a finder optical system for viewing a subject image. An imaging section obtains the subject image. A display section displays the subject image based on image data associated with the subject image obtained by the imaging section. A mode selecting section selects either a first... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100328516 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a lens actuator which displaces a lens so as to slidingly move along a guide member, and a control circuit which controls the lens actuator. The control circuit supplies a driving signal for vibrating the lens in a second direction opposite to a first direction to... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100328518 - Imaging lens and imaging device using the lens:
20100328517 - Single-lens extended depth-of-field imaging systems: An extended depth of field (EDOF) imaging system that has a corresponding extended depth of focus (EDOF′). The imaging system has an optical system consisting of a single lens element and an objectwise aperture stop arrange substantially at a zero-coma axial position. The single lens element is configured so that... Agent: OpticusIPLaw, PLLC
20100328519 - Auto focusing apparatus and camera applying the same: Disclosed are an auto-focusing apparatus and a camera employing the same. The auto-focusing apparatus includes a pupil division unit including a plurality of holes of different sizes. The pencil of light ray entering through the photographing lens of the camera are divided into a plurality of pencils of light ray... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100328520 - Camera device, and method and program for supporting focus adjustment: A camera device (1) comprises an AF value calculating unit (14), a focus position determining unit (15), and an LED control unit (16). The AF value calculating unit (14) calculates an AF value from a camera image captured by an image imaging element (2). The focus position determining unit (15)... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100328521 - Apparatus for detecting focus: An apparatus for detecting a focus state has an optical image-forming system that forms an object image, a plurality of line sensors that is arranged on a projected area of the optical image-forming system; a plurality of monitor sensors that is arranged on the projected area along the direction of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100328522 - Optical unit and imaging apparatus: An optical unit includes: a first lens group; and a second lens group, which are arranged in order from an object side toward an image surface side, wherein the first lens group includes a first lens element, a first transparent body, and a second lens element, which are arranged in... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100328523 - Method of luminance compensation for a camera lens using multiline interpolation: Provided is a method of luminance compensation for a camera lens by performing a multiline interpolation algorithm. Preferably, a plurality of directional lines are radially arranged on a curved surface of the lens. Sampling dots are then designated along the directional lines in equal or variant distances. Steps including a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100328524 - Movable-mechanical-section controlling device, method of controlling movable mechanical section, and program: A movable-mechanical-section controlling device includes a pan/tilt driving controlling unit configured to perform driving control on a movable mechanical section having a structure that moves so that an image pickup direction of an image pickup section that obtains an image-pickup image by performing an image pickup operation changes in a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100328525 - Camera module: A camera module and a method of manufacturing the camera module are provided. The camera module includes a substrate having an opening through which light passes, a circuit pattern for transmitting an electrical signal, and first and second terminals connected to the circuit pattern; an image sensor combined with the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100328526 - Modular camera system and a method of manufacturing the same: A camera module includes a substrate with a cavity therein. A processor is located in the cavity, and wire bonding is for connecting the processor to the substrate. An imaging module is adapted to overlay the processor in the cavity and rest on at least part of the edge of... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20100328527 - Fast channel switch between digital television channels: The invention relates to a method for outputting a first digital video stream (BTS′). The method comprises: i) receiving a first transport stream (TS1) comprising a first plurality of time-multiplexed video channels (SRV1, SRV2, SRV3, SRV4); ii) buffering the first transport stream (TS1) to obtain a first buffered transport stream... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us)
20100328528 - Transmission capacity probing using adaptive redundancy adjustment: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus configured to instruct a redundancy encoder to increase a level of redundancy of a media stream, an error rate determination to determine an error rate of a communication path conveying the media stream with increased... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100328529 - Still subtitle detection apparatus, visual display equipment, and image processing method: According to one embodiment, to detect a still subtitle part included as a part of an image in a video signal, the still subtitle detection apparatus detects in pixel units a subtitle part from a video frame formed of pixels. The apparatus includes a subtitle part determination module and a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100328530 - Video display apparatus: A video display apparatus is provided wherein even for ones, such as 32 pulldown and 22 pulldown, in which since the motion range of an original material is wide, there is a high probability of degradation of the precision of detected vectors, the processing time is effectively used to enhance... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100328531 - Configurable filter for processing television audio signals: Television audio signal encoders include a matrix that sums a left channel audio signal and a right channel audio signal to produce a sum signal. The matrix also subtracts one of the left and right audio signals from the other to produce a difference signal. The encoders also include a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery
20100328532 - Image generating device, static text detecting device and method thereof: An image generating device and a method thereof are disclosed in the present invention. The image generating device and method may find out true motion for static text strings. The image generating device and method detect static text angles from consecutive frames and use a 3D-static text filter to recover... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100328533 - Video system and display device and eyeglass device used in same: The present invention discloses a video system provided with a display device for displaying a video image including a first video image and a second video image and an eyeglass device for assisting a viewer in viewing the video image, wherein the display device includes: a display for displaying the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100328534 - Portable media encoder: A portable media encoder is disclosed. The portable media encoder comprises a video input port configured to receive a video input from a video source, an audio input port configured to receive an audio input from an audio source, and a digital output port for providing a digitized output stream... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p
20100328535 - Video image display apparatus: Brightness expression without solid white pattern is enabled, and video expression with an improved black level is achieved. A distortion module (5) reduces the luminance of a backlight source according to the histogram of the video signal so that the contrast may be a predetermined target one. A configuration design... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100328536 - Digital signal processor (dsp) architecture for a hybrid television tuner: According to one aspect, a mixed-signal tuner for analog and digital TV reception incorporates a demodulator for analog TV, employing various features for resolving limitations of the analog circuitry and for achieving compatibility with various global TV standards. Such features, which may be present in one or more embodiments, include... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100328537 - System and method for backlight and lcd adjustment: In one embodiment the present invention includes a display system for displaying video. The display system includes a backlight layer and an LCD layer. The display system controls the backlight layer and the LCD layer to emulate a cathode ray tube response. This emulation may be accomplished by applying a... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100328538 - Parallel three-dimensional recursive search (3drs) meandering algorithm: Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related motion estimation unit for performing motion estimation on video data comprising a plurality of frames. The method may begin by reading a current frame of the plurality of frames from a memory of a motion estimation unit. The method may then... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100328539 - Method and apparatus for memory reuse in image processing: This invention relates to a method of reusing data in memory for motion estimation. Only additional data is required to prepare reference block so as to reduce the data transfer to the memory. The additional data will be arranged with the existing data in the memory to provide the reference... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20100328540 - Hdmi and displayport dual mode transmitter: A method and apparatus is disclosed that is capable of transmitting video signals and/or audio signals using the HDMI interface standard or the DisplayPort interface standard. A dual mode transmitter is disclosed that is configurable to transmit to a first sink device, configured in accordance with a HDMI display interface,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100328541 - Universal transmitter and receiver for the international television bands: A universal transmitter and a universal receiver for respectively transmitting and receiving orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) signals using the international television bands respectively use fixed subcarrier spacing; fixed Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)/Inverse Fast Fourier Transform (IFFT) period values; a fixed symbol duration for each cyclic prefix option; and fixed WRAN... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100328543 - Display panel, display apparatus, and television apparatus: A conductive member is provided, surrounding a terminal, on a substrate so that a portion of the conductive member is positioned between wiring and the terminal. The conductive member includes, at an inner edge thereof, multiple portions whose distances from the terminal are different. The multiple portions include a portion... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100328542 - Low-noise amplifier suitable for use in a television receiver: A low-noise amplifier includes a first resistor that receives a first signal of a differential input signal, and a second resistor that receives a second signal of the differential input signal. The amplifier includes a first transconductance device coupled to the first resistor that provides a first signal of a... Agent: Polansky & Associates, P.l.l.c.
20100328544 - Digital signal processor (dsp) architecture for a hybrid television tuner: According to one aspect, a mixed-signal tuner for analog and digital TV reception incorporates a demodulator for analog TV, employing various features for resolving limitations of the analog circuitry and for achieving compatibility with various global TV standards. Such features, which may be present in one or more embodiments, include... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100328545 - Receiver system and method of receiving a broadcast to provide a content output: A receiver system and method of receiving a plurality of channels to provide a content output are provided, the system including at least one antenna configured to receive a plurality of channels, each channel of the plurality of channels being at a different frequency. The receiver further includes a tuner... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc
20100328546 - Tracking filter for a television tuner: In one embodiment, a set of tracking filters to be coupled between an amplifier and a mixer is provided. The tracking filters may be differently configured depending on band of operation. For example, a first set of the filters can be configured to maintain a substantially constant Q value across... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100328547 - Systems and methods for smart remote-control devices: Various embodiments provide a smart remote-control device. In one embodiment, a smart remote-control device includes a keypad and a display. The smart-remote-control device is configured to obtain information about other media devices, and to display that information upon the display. The smart remote-control device is further configured to establish master-slave... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100328548 - Universal remote control for effecting the same function on a plurality of different devices: A universal remote control device effects a same function on a plurality of different remotely controlled devices. The device has a housing, an actuator within the housing, a database of encoded signals for effecting the same function on the plurality of different remotely controlled devices; and a signal emitter configured... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100328551 - Display apparatus: The invention is a display apparatus including a hemispherical rear projection screen 1, a projector 2 for projecting an image to be displayed on the rear projection screen 1, and a computer system 3 for creating an image projected from the projector 2 and characterized in that the computer system... Agent: Cozen O''''connor
20100328549 - Projection electronic apparatus: A projection electronic apparatus is presented. A movable keyboard component is disposed on a host of the electronic apparatus, and a projection component is disposed on the host. When the keyboard component is moved out from the host, a projection ray from the projection component is projected on a screen... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100328550 - Projection system based on self emitting display panel: A projection system based on self emitting display panels is described, in which the projection technology involves organic/inorganic electroluminescent display panels with spatially separated color segments. The color pictures are shown in three spatially separate segments. A color combination mechanism, such as dichroic mirrors, are used to merge the three... Agent: Jackson Walker LLP
20100328552 - Projection-type display apparatus and control method for projection-type display apparatus as well as control program for projection-type display apparatus: Exemplary embodiments provide a projection-type display apparatus, which can address or realize a reduction in weight and size, a reduction in power consumption, and a reduction in noise, and address or realize a reduction in price, and a control method for the projection-type display apparatus, as well as a control... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100328553 - Electrooptical apparatus and electronic device: An electrooptical apparatus includes a plurality of first electrooptical panels which enable a color image to be displayed by combining output lights from the plurality of first electrooptical panels, a polarization axis correction unit through which the output lights from each of the plurality of first electrooptical panels are transmitted... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100328554 - Light source device, video projector and video projection method: A light source device includes: a first light source configured to emit a first source light in a first wavelength range; a source light generator configured to generate, from the first light, a color-varying source light having time varying color; a second light source configured to emit a second source... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100328556 - Illumination device, display device, and television receiver apparatus: An illumination device 12 according to the present invention includes a light source 17, a chassis 14 that houses the light source 17, and a stand 40 that holds the chassis 14 in an upright position. The stand 40 includes support portions 44 and 45 that directly support the chassis... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100328555 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device 12 of the present invention includes a plurality of linear light sources 17 arranged parallel to one another, and a diffuser plate 31 arranged on the light emitting side of the linear light sources 17. The linear light sources 17 are arranged so that a narrow-interval area... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100328557 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device 12 of the present invention includes a light output portion 15z from which light is output, a light source 17, and an optical member 15b provided on the light output portion 15z side with respect to the light source 17. The optical member 15b is held by... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100328559 - Display device and drive control device thereof, scan signal line driving method, and drive circuit: An image displaying period of a 1st subframe of an Nth frame is partially overlapped with an image displaying period of a 2nd subframe of the Nth frame and an image displaying period of a 2nd subframe of an (N−1)th frame. For each of the subframes, a period of writing... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100328558 - Liquid crystal display device: At least either a first substrate or a second substrate has regions corresponding to subpixels (15a, 15b, 15c) and provided with ribs (100a) for controlling how a liquid crystal material is aligned. Scanning signal lines (32) and picture element electrodes (60) are overlapped with each other via an insulating material... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100321463 - Video surveillance system: A surveillance system (10) that can be used covertly or overtly for observing a remote location (A) and providing information about events occurring at that location. Sensor (100-208) are used to obtain real time information about events at the location. The sensors include imaging devices, audio equipment and sensor detecting... Agent: Polster, Lieder, Woodruff & Lucchesi, L.c.
20100321466 - Handheld wireless digital audio and video receiver: A handheld, wireless digital audio and/or video device that receives compressed media, decompresses the compressed media, and plays and/or displays the decompressed media. The receiver may be part of a system of handheld, wireless devices that compress, enhance, encode, transmit, decompress and display digital video images in real time. An... Agent: Kendyl A Roman
20100321464 - Method, device, and system for implementing video call: A method, a device, and a system for implementing a video call are provided. The method includes: when a video call initiated by a calling party is received, performing media negotiation with the calling party and initiating the video call to a called party; and after the called party makes... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd./finnegan
20100321465 - Method, system and computer program product for mobile telepresence interactions: A method, system and computer program product includes transmitting, at least partially over a first wireless link from a first mobile communications client to at least one server, a first request for creating a first telepresence session. Transmitting, at least partially over the first wireless link from the first mobile... Agent: Dominique A. Behrens
20100321467 - Method and system of providing lighting for videoconferencing: An approach provides lighting for a videoconferencing system to improve an image of a user of the videoconferencing system. Light is emitted onto the user of a videoconferencing system, and is controlled onto the user in conjunction with capturing of the image of the user by the videoconferencing system to... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100321468 - Method of managing the flow of time-sensitive data over packet networks: A method is disclosed for managing multiple data streams transported over a common communications resource in a packet network, wherein data flowing through the resource travels in both directions, and wherein each stream is subject to data peaks. The round trip delay is determined for each data stream, and the... Agent: Marks & Clerk
20100321469 - Video processing in a multi-participant video conference: Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video images from two or more participants. From the received images, the central distributor generates composite images that the central distributor transmits back to the participants. Each composite image includes a set... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20100321470 - Imaging apparatus and control method therefor: A pantoscopic imaging apparatus includes first and second imaging units. First and second images simultaneously captured by the respective imaging units are displayed as live-view images in a dual-screen fashion on an LCD. Overlapping areas between the first and second images, which overlap with each other when the first and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100321471 - Method and system for performing imaging: Apparatus and methods for performing multi-degree imaging are disclosed including capturing images via a number of lenses, wherein the captured images cover a field of view. In addition, the apparatus and methods include combining the captured images to produce a single image stream and displaying the image stream, where extraneous... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100321472 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit receiving communication data including L and R images, an attribute information acquisition unit acquiring, from the communication data, attribute information including a photographing time, and an output control unit analyzing the images and the attribute information and switching between three-dimensional image display... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100321474 - Method and apparatus for capturing three-dimensional stereoscopic images: A method for capturing a three-dimensional image is disclosed. The method comprises capturing a combined beam of light having a first polarized beam of light and a second polarized beam of light, sampling the combined beam of light using one or more imagers, and providing an electrical signal representing a... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20100321473 - Surveillance camera system: Provided is a surveillance camera system for controlling cameras by calculating a movement amount of the cameras based on position information and orientation information of the cameras and position information of an object being surveilled. The surveillance camera system includes: a camera receiving an image from a surveillance area; a... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100321475 - System and method to quickly acquire three-dimensional images: An image capturing system including a plurality of image capturing stations, wherein each of the image capturing stations captures a first image and a second image of an object and transmits the captured images, the first image and the second image of the object being from different perspectives; and a... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20100321476 - Camera for capturing three-dimensional images: A camera for obtaining a three-dimensional image. The camera includes a lens module for capturing a beam of light, a filter module for polarizing the beam of light into a first polarized beam of light and a second polarized beam of light, a polarization array for generating a combined beam... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20100321477 - Three-dimensional image-capturing apparatus: A three-dimensional image-capturing apparatus includes an image-capturing device having a plurality of image-capturing regions and a plurality of optical systems for forming images of a subject in the image-capturing regions. The optical systems includes a plurality of reflectors for reflecting rays from the subject a number of times and at... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100321478 - Microdroplet-based 3-d volumetric displays utilizing emitted and moving droplet projection screens: Volumetric three-dimensional (3-D) graphical or computer displays are disclosed herein that are capable of presenting objects, data, scenes or other visual information in a realistic or solid-like manner, allowing for an unaided observer to observe such static or moving objects from multiple perspectives with natural depth-cues and superior image quality.... Agent: John W. Sliwa
20100321479 - Receiving system and method of providing 3d image: A three-dimensional (3D) image may be provided in a receiving system by receiving a request for a 3D image viewing while displaying content from a first input source, switching from the first input source to a second input source that correspond to a specific source device, receiving the 3D image... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100321480 - Ticket with integrated video: An event ticket that includes a main body portion, a video screen associated with the main body portion, memory associated with the main body portion and printing on the main body portion indicating the event information. The content to be played on the video screen is stored in the memory.... Agent: Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell, LLP
20100321481 - Method for processing an imprint image: A method for processing at least an imprint image of an individual using a processing device that comprises an exhibition glass sheet having a surface for receiving said imprint. The method includes acquiring without contact at least one image of the imprint present in the space upstream from the said... Agent: Briggs And Morgan P.A.
20100321482 - Eye/head controls for camera pointing: A setting of a video camera is remotely controlled. Video from a video camera is displayed to a user using a video display. At least one eye of the user is imaged as the user is observing the video display, a change in an image of at least one eye... Agent: Kasha Law LLC
20100321483 - Methods for the transformation of measured values of a characteristic of the cornea and apparatus for the measurement of the topography of the cornea: A method for the transformation of measured values of a characteristic of the cornea and apparatus for measuring the topography of the cornea. The method involves using a parameterized assignment rule, providing a slider as an operating control, determining a current setting of the slider, and determining a parameter of... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100321484 - Biological sample image acquiring apparatus, biological sample image acquiring method, and biological sample image acquiring program: A biological sample image acquiring apparatus includes: an objective lens magnifying a region of a biological sample; an imaging device imaging the region magnified by the objective lens; a movement controller moving the focus of the objective lens in the thickness direction of the target region of the biological sample... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100321485 - Intrinsically safe video inspection system: An intrinsically safe video inspection system intended for use in a Class I, Zone 0 area is capable of visually surveying hazardous area locations; where the potential for fire or explosion exists because of gases, dust, or easily ignitable fibers in the atmosphere. The intrinsically safe camera of the present... Agent: Gary L. Eastman
20100321486 - Infusion monitoring system and method: The invention relates to systems and methods which may be used to determine when an uncured composite part is ready to be cured. In one embodiment, a system under the invention may comprise an infrared camera adapted to take infrared images of an uncured composite part, a heating device adapted... Agent: Klintworth & RozenblatIPLLC And The Boeing Company
20100321487 - Component placement apparatus: A component placement apparatus 1 comprising a line sensor camera 23 composed of a projector 21 for projecting inspection light in horizontal direction and a line sensor 22 for receiving the inspection light projected by the projector 21, the component placement apparatus 1 designed to move a mounting head 7... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100321488 - Landing aid device and method: A landing aid device for an aircraft includes: means for generating video images of a portion of the field of vision, the device comprising a sensor situated in front of the aircraft intended for picture-taking during poor visibility conditions; means for extracting contours of video images delivered by the means... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20100321489 - Determining geographic position information from a single image: Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining geographic position information from an image are disclosed. For example, one method for determining the geographic position information is used to develop a navigation database. The method comprises capturing a plurality of images of geographic features by a camera mounted on a vehicle... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20100321490 - Determining a geometric parameter from a single image: Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining a geometric parameter from an image are disclosed. For example, one method for determining the geometric parameter is used to develop a navigation database. The method comprises determining calibration values corresponding to a camera mounted on a vehicle or a pedestrian. A plurality... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20100321491 - Achieving convergent light rays emitted by planar array of light sources: Systems and methods are provided for achieving convergent light rays emitted by a planar array of light sources. In one embodiment, an imaging device is provided for inspecting semiconductors or other objects. The imaging device includes one or more imaging lens for imaging light reflected from an object. The imaging... Agent: Electro Scientific Industries/stoel Rives, LLP
20100321493 - Apparatus and method for remote monitoring: A method and system are provided for remote monitoring of displayed content. The system includes a monitoring device for receiving visual information containing the displayed content and at least one component for generating a defect for combining with the received visual information.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100321495 - Camera control apparatus, method for controlling camera, and storage medium: A control apparatus controlling a state of an imaging apparatus and a method for controlling an imaging device. According to the present invention, when a moving area in shot images are detected and parameter control of an imaging device is performed, if the moving area relates to a predetermined shooting... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321494 - Compact dome camera: A compact video capture system is provided with a folded optical assembly to reduce a relative system size while providing improved lens performance. The folded lens and optical assembly allow for an improved lens resolution and zoom capability while not overly restricting an F number in a compact dome camera.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20100321492 - System and method for displaying video surveillance fields of view limitations: A system and method are provided for displaying video surveillance fields of view limitations. The system and method perform video surveillance of a given area and then geo-locate any obstacles within the area, including measuring their overall size and shape. The system and method map the size, location and shape... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services
20100321496 - Classification of the vehicle environment: A method for a motor vehicle for the predictive classification of a future vehicle environment and its lighting conditions. To this end, a camera system is oriented with respect to a region ahead of the vehicle. A sequence of images is recorded. In a predefined central image detail, the change... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100321497 - Vehicle-mounted camera: A vehicle-mounted camera includes a camera module mounted on a vehicle such as an automobile, and further includes a mirror occupying at least a part of an imaging range of the camera module. The camera module may be arranged to face a forward vehicle traveling direction. The mirror may occupy... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
20100321498 - Surveillance and recording device through an original power outlet: A surveillance and recording device through an original power outlet includes a photographing device as well as a display and recording device. The photographing device contains an image module, an image compression module and a first power line adapter module. The display and recording device includes a display and recording... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100321499 - Wireless transmission of sports venue-based data including video to hand held devices operating in a casino: Venue-based data including video from cameras located at a sports venue can be provided to hand held devices operating in a casino. A casino patron hand held device enables the view sporting events provided to a hand held device from a server and placement of wagers. Venue-based data including video... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC
20100321500 - System and method for addressing video surveillance fields of view limitations: A system and method for addressing video surveillance fields of view limitations. The system includes a first video camera that located at a first vantage point and a second video camera that is located at a second vantage point. A first lidar is located at the first vantage point and... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services
20100321501 - Electromagnetic radiation detector: The electromagnetic radiation detector (EMR) comprises: a sensor circuit that generates EMR signals of the scanned electromagnetic energy of the desired band of electromagnetic spectrum. The EMR detector further comprises processors that convert the EMR signals into image data that is used to generate the visible image of the scanned... Agent: Patent-tech
20100321502 - Input device of apparatus using dot pattern, receiver of controlled apparatus, terminal, and paper controller: A paper remote controller system capable of registering and controlling a plurality of apparatuses with an easy manipulation and superior in convenience and flexibility is provided. The input system for an apparatus using a dot pattern comprises a reading unit for reading out a dot pattern formed based on a... Agent: Konomi Takeshita
20100321503 - Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method: There is provided an image capturing apparatus and method capable of preventing frame-out of a moving object even when a fast-moving object is photographed. The solution comprises: an image capturing unit that obtains image data by capturing an object; a moving object detecting unit that detects a moving object to... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100321504 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus and information processing method, program, and recording medium: An information processing system, apparatus and method is disclosed wherein an image of a predetermined region and an image of moving bodies in the region can be picked up and any of images obtained by such image pickup which is desired by a user can be reproduced readily. Sensor images... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100321505 - Target tracking apparatus, image tracking apparatus, methods of controlling operation of same, and digital camera: A detection area is decided in a case where a target has gone out-of-frame. If a target is being imaged by a camera continuously, it is determined whether the target has gone out-of-frame. If the target has gone out-of-frame, then the magnitude and direction of motion of the camera are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100321506 - Calibration techniques for camera modules: A set of calibration procedures that can be run to assist in calibrating a camera module, such as may be intended for installation into a mobile consumer device. The procedures include lens shading calibration, white balance calibration, light source color temperature calibration, auto focus macro calibration, static defect pixel calibration,... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100321507 - Media source selection based on source quality: A computer-implemented method comprises determining which of a plurality of media sources has a higher quality than at least one other media source and selecting the media source having the higher quality.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100321508 - Digital camera which detects a connection to an external device: An electronic camera and method of operating an electronic camera which detects whether an external device such as a personal computer is properly connected to the camera and in a state which permits communication. The camera monitors a data terminal ready (DTR) signal of an RS-232 connection in order to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100321509 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: Upon correcting blur of image capture data of an image capturing device by coded exposure processing, an exposure time and aperture value, which are set by a photometry unit of the image capturing device according to an object, are input, and the exposure time or aperture value is adjusted based... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321510 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: A plurality of images captured by an image capturing unit are input, and image blur of each of the plurality of images are corrected by coded exposure processing. Relative moving amounts between the plurality of deblurred images are calculated. Positions of the plurality of deblurred images are corrected based on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321511 - Lenslet camera with rotated sensors: At a digital imaging system, a first set of samples of a scene are digitally captured with a first array of image sensing nodes while simultaneously a second set of samples of the scene are digitally captured with a second array of image sensing nodes. Image sensing nodes of the... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100321513 - Content adaptive detection of images with stand-out object: Content adaptive detection of images having stand-out objects involves block variance-based detection and determining if an object includes a stand-out object. The images with a stand-out object are further processed to isolate an object of interest. The images without a detected stand-out object are further processed with a transition map-based... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100321520 - Digital camera and method: Digital camera contrast enhancement with piecewise-linear transform with lower and upper cutoffs for the transform determined from histogram analysis with a green color conversion approximation for images and IIR parameter filtering for videos.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100321516 - Digital camera apparatus and recording medium for recording computer program for such apparatus: In a digital camera apparatus, drive mode of CCD is set to AF mode in AF controlling operation (at step S4), and is set to a capture mode in a shooting operation (at step S12). AFE for processing an image signal output from CCD is held in a halt state... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100321517 - Imager that photographs an image using a rolling shutter: An imager is provided having an imaging sensor and a focusing detector. The imaging sensor reads stored charges in a positive or negative direction and outputs image data created from the read charges. The comparator calculates a differential between first image data output by said imaging sensor and second image... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100321515 - Imaging apparatus, focusing method, and computer-readable recording medium recording program: An imaging apparatus, comprises: an imaging section; a detecting section to detect an image area of a subject from an image imaged by the imaging section; an area setting section to set one or a plurality of evaluation areas to calculate focusing evaluation values in the image area of the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100321514 - Methods and systems for image capture and processing: Image capture and processing methods and systems are provided. First, an image is captured via an image capture unit. Then, a plurality of smaller images is created according to the image, and the image and the smaller images are stored into an image file. The resolutions of the respective smaller... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100321519 - Personalizing content based on mood: In order to increase the efficacy of a mood-based playlisting system, a mood sensor such as a camera may be used to provide mood information to the mood model. When the mood sensor includes a camera, a camera may be used to capture an image of the user. The image... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100321518 - Solid-state image pickup device, image pickup system including the same, and method for manufacturing the same: A solid-state image pickup device including a photoelectric conversion element, a floating diffusion, and an element isolation region that are disposed above a first semiconductor region has a second semiconductor region of a first conductivity type disposed on the first semiconductor region. An interface between the first semiconductor region and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321522 - Imaging apparatus, signal processing method, and program: Output signals (pixel values) output from a sensor unit in which image sensors having six kinds of color filters with different colors are arranged are classified in association with three stimulus values, a color number is reduced by performing addition processing of the output signals (pixel values) in each classification... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321521 - Method of automatic white-balance calibration: Provided is a method of automatic white-balance calibration. The method firstly uses a predefined gain. Each color value for pixels of an inputted image is calculated. A number of the placements representing the pixels within each gray region of a color space are then obtained. Next, a new gain is... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100321523 - Method, apparatus, and system for selecting pixels for automatic white balance processing: A method, apparatus, and system that use a white balance operation. A selecting process is applied to each pixel selected and considered for automatic white balance statistics to determine the distance from the selected pixel to a white curve defined in a white area corresponding to an image sensor.... Agent: Thomas J. D' Amico Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100321524 - Sharpness processing method and system for digital image: A sharpness processing method and system for a digital image are applied to an image capturing device for capturing a raw image. The method includes the steps. An image processing procedure is performed on the raw image to generate a registered image. A first sharpness enhancement table and a second... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100321525 - Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and storage medium: The present invention provides an image capturing apparatus comprising an image capturing unit configured to capture an image; a generation unit configured to generate an exposure period map by assigning, to each of the plurality of image sensor pixels, exposure control information to control a charge accumulation time, based on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321528 - Apparatus and methods for controlling image sensors: A computer system has machine-readable instructions stored thereon. The instructions when executed cause the computer system to perform a method of controlling a camera system. The method includes accessing a first data set in an image file. The first data set includes identification data indicating an identity of an image... Agent: Patent Prosecution O2mirco , Inc.
20100321527 - Method and apparatus for capturing and displaying images: An apparatus for capturing and present images includes one or more master controllers with an image capture device capturing many images. The images are ordered in defined sequence and presented in a large venue on a plurality of screens using respective remote slide show controllers.... Agent: Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC
20100321526 - Portable video magnifying apparatus: Disclosed is a portable video magnifying apparatus. The video magnifying apparatus of the present invention comprises a main frame; a short distance image detecting part which is pivotably disposed at the main frame so as to allow proximity photographing with respect to a subject on a right under surface of... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100321529 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the apparatus, program thereof, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus for retrieving and displaying image data related to an object included in image data, and a method of controlling the apparatus, whereby the image processing apparatus obtains image data, extracts feature data of an object in the image data, retrieves, from image data stored in a... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100321530 - Apparatus and method for reducing shutter lag of a digital camera: An apparatus and method for reducing a shutter lag in a device with a digital camera function, in which an electronic shutter can be driven in a state of a half shutter or a full shutter, and a controller controls execution of a sub-sampling preview mode if the camera function... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100321532 - Solid-state imaging device, imaging system, and method of driving solid-state imaging device: The invention provides a solid state imaging device and imaging system, both capable of obtaining a good image suppressing the reduction of the SN ratio thereof, suppressing the increase of the chip size of the imaging device and suppressing the increase of power consumption of a sensor without performing complicated... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321531 - System and method for image quality enhancement by reducing the effects of air pollution and haze: A low cost image quality enhancement method to be utilized in an ordinary consumer camera and for post processing of an existing image database is described herein. The quality enhancement is transferred into an adaptive intensity stretching process in the YUV domain. A different enhancement process is designed for a... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100321533 - Image photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image photographing apparatus simultaneously photographs a moving image and a still image in a simultaneous photographing mode, recognizes a still image photographed at a time point closest to a photographing time point of the moving image output at a time point when the specific region is specified when a... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100321534 - Method for creating content using a camera of a portable terminal and a portable terminal adapted therefor: A method for creating content and a portable terminal adapted therefor. An image is selected. The camera captures an image of at least one object from within an image currently being received by the camera. New content is created by combining the captured image of the at least one object... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100321535 - Adjustment of sharpness during digital zoom in digital photography: Different sharpness values are assigned to different digital zoom levels for generation of preview images from cropped images, where the dimensions of the cropped images correspond to the different digital zoom levels.... Agent: Rim
20100321536 - Mobile terminal and controlling method of a mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and method of controlling a mobile terminal are provided. While a preview image is displayed on a screen and a camera zooms in, a zoom-in region is stored after being cropped from the preview image. According to the present invention, when an image resulting from zooming in... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100321537 - Image defect map creation using batches of digital images: A method of automatically determining a need to service a digital image acquisition system including a digital camera with a lens assembly includes analyzing pixels within one or more acquired digital images according to probability determinations that such pixels correspond to blemish artifacts. It is automatically determined whether a threshold... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20100321539 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A plurality of images captured in different exposure times are aligned in order of exposure time, and pairs each of two images adjacent on the line are set. Common regions in long- and short-time images contained in a pair of interest are specified based on the pixel value distributions of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100321538 - Image processing apparatus and imaging apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a distortion correction unit, a distortion correction range calculation unit, a control unit, a storage control unit, and a margin storage memory. The distortion correction unit performs a distortion correction processing on image data stored in a frame memory. The distortion correction range calculation unit... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100321540 - User-responsive, enhanced-image generation method and system: The present invention concerns an enhanced-image generation system and method which responds adaptively to changes in conditions in real space or virtual space. The enhanced-image generation system according to the present invention comprises: a conditions-judging unit for judging conditions on the basis of conditions data associated with actual objects and... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100321541 - Noise reducing device, electronic camera, and image processing program for reducing image noise by using blackout image: A noise reducing device captures image data obtained by capturing a field with an image capturing part and a plurality of blackout image data obtained by capturing the field with the image capturing part under a light shielded state. This device reduces non-correlative random noise in the plural blackout image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100321542 - Gradient color filters for sub-diffraction limit sensors: An apparatus includes an array of sub-diffraction limit-sized light receptors formed in a substrate having a light receiving surface. Each receptor is configured to output an n-bit element and to change state based on the absorption of at least one photon (n is an integer >0). The apparatus includes an... Agent: Harrington & Smith
20100321543 - Method and device for reconstructing a color image: A method for reconstructing a color image from a sensor which comprises a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix of rows and columns is provided. The sensor is provided with a color filter array such that each pixel corresponds to one of three basic colors. The three basic colors... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100321547 - A/d conversion apparatus, solid-state image capturing apparatus and electronic information device: An A/D conversion apparatus according to the present invention for comparing a reference signal with an analog signal, and when the reference signal matches with the analog signal, outputting a corresponding digital value, is provided, and the A/D conversion apparatus includes a gray code counter for generating the digital value... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100321544 - Semiconductor device, camera module and method of manufacturing semiconductor device: A semiconductor device comprises a semiconductor substrate, a through contact and a metal film. The semiconductor substrate has a semiconductor element at a first face. The wiring pattern includes a grounding line and is located at a side of a second face opposite to the first face of the semiconductor... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100321545 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same: s
20100321546 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same: A zoom lens is composed, in order from the object side thereof, of a front side lens unit having a negative refracting power at the wide angle end and a rear side lens unit having a positive refracting power at the wide angle end. The front side lens unit includes... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100321548 - Mos sensor and drive method thereof: In the method for driving the MOS sensor having a plurality of pixels, after all the plurality of pixels are simultaneously reset, signals are then sequentially outputted from said plurality of pixels. The period from the reset time to the time just before said plurality of pixels output saturated signals... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20100321549 - Amplifier control device and recording non-transitory medium: An amplifier control device controls an amplifier which amplifies a first signal supplied from an image-pickup element, and supplies a second signal acquired by amplification of the first signal to a signal processing unit which is a following stage. The amplifier control device comprises a control unit which changes a... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100321550 - Video signal processing circuit, imaging device and video signal processing method: A digital still camera includes an amplification circuit, a timing generator, sample hold circuits, a differential amplifier, an analog/digital conversion circuit and a control unit. The generator generates a first-pulse signal and a second-pulse signal at different timings. The circuits sample analog video signals outputted from the amplification circuit at... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100321551 - Eclipse elimination by monitoring the pixel signal level: An anti-eclipse circuit for an imaging sensor monitors the photo signal level output by a pixel to determine whether the photo signal corresponds to the pixel being operated at a saturated state. If so, there is a risk that the pixel may be susceptible to an eclipse distortion. When the... Agent: Thomas J. D'amico Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP
20100321552 - Image sensor and image-reading device: An image sensor includes: a charge generating unit that generates a charge in response to light, and has a potential well that stores the charge; a first charge storage unit the first charge storage unit having a potential well deeper than the potential well of the charge generating unit and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100321553 - Glare blocking camcorder/camera stabilizing eye level viewfinder device and method: A glare blocking viewfinder device includes a shadow box with a lens at a first end and an attachment mechanism at a second end adapted to detachably mount the device on a monitor screen of a camera. This enables a user to observe an image-bearing surface of the screen by... Agent: Connors Associates
20100321554 - Imaging lens, image pickup device and portable terminal: An imaging lens (LN) of an imaging device (ID) is composed of an aperture stop (ST) and a lens unit (LU) having positive power. Even when the object side surface of the lens unit (LU) has a shape convexed to the side of the object, and a lens whose image... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20100321555 - Solid state imaging device and manufacturing method thereof: A solid state imaging device includes: a substrate having an opening portion; a solid state imaging element mounted to the substrate through a flip-chip process; and a resin mold portion formed on a rear surface of the solid state imaging element. The resin mold portion has a surface of an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100321556 - Power transmission mechanism having cam-incorporated gear, and power transmission mechanism of imaging apparatus: A power transmission mechanism includes a rotational drive member which rotates to drive a driven member, a drive switcher for switching between a transmission-ON state in which a driving force of a drive source is transmitted to the rotational drive member to rotate the rotational drive member and a transmission-OFF... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100321557 - Imager that photographs an image using a rolling shutter: An imager is provided having an imaging sensor and a focusing detector. The imaging sensor outputs image signals that have charges stored in one line of pixels. The focusing detector detects whether a subject image is in focus on said imaging sensor based on contrast values of frame image data... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100321558 - Apparatus and method for detecting spatial movement of object: An apparatus for detecting spatial movement of an object, includes a rotatable light emitting diode, first and second camera modules, and an image processor. The light emitting diode is configured for emitting light to the object. The first and second camera modules are arranged on opposite sides of the light... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100321559 - Camera flash mitigation: Techniques are generally described for an image capture system that may include an image sensor, a flash for providing illumination, a data storage, and a processor operatively associated with the data storage. The processor may be adapted to execute computer implemented instructions to pre-store one or more image capture device... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100321560 - Electronic apparatus and fuel cell control method for electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus is provided that includes a fuel cell device, an image pickup device, a temperature sensor, and a system controller. The electronic apparatus is mobile and may be held in a user's hand while being operated. The fuel cell device controls generation of electrical power. The image pickup... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100321561 - System, components, and methods for viewing documents and objects using a webcam: An image sensor support device comprising a foot assembly releasably coupled with respect to a base and an image sensor mount rotatably coupled with respect to the foot assembly. The image sensor mount is rotatably secured to an elongated stem assembly and the stem assembly is rotatably secured to the... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20100321564 - Camera system and associated methods: A camera system may include an optics stack including two substrates, the optics stack forming an imaging system, each substrate having two surfaces that are parallel to each other and perpendicular to an optical axis of the imaging system, the optics stack including a securing region on opposing surfaces of... Agent: Tessera North America, Inc. C/o Lee & Morse, P.C.
20100321565 - Image pickup module: The image pickup module includes an image pickup element having an image pickup surface, and a flexible substrate is drawn to be directed rearward of the image pickup surface. A guide member which fixes the image pickup element and the flexible substrate is provided, and the guide member includes a... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100321562 - Lens holder module and camera module utilizing the same: A lens holder module includes a holder and an optical element. The holder has a peripheral sidewall. The peripheral sidewall has a first connection portion formed on an inner surface thereof. The optical element is received in the holder and spaced a distance from the first connection portion. The optical... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100321563 - Solid-state imaging unit: A solid-state imaging unit includes: an imaging device receiving light at a light-receiving surface thereof; and a protective component having a light transmissive member covering the light-receiving surface of the imaging device and a frame securing the light transmissive member at the periphery thereof, the protective component being mounted on... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100321566 - Image displaying device and method, and image processing device and method: In an image displaying device provided with a frame rate conversion (FRC) portion, the image quality deterioration in a moving image likely to include a plurality of the same consecutive images due to a FRC processing is prevented. The FRC portion (100) of the image displaying device includes a motion... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100321567 - Video data generation apparatus, video data generation system, video data generation method, and computer program product: A video data generation apparatus generates video data based on audio data and frame image data, which are generated independently of each other. The video data generation apparatus sequentially inputs the audio data at fixed intervals, while sequentially inputting the frame image data in time series at irregular intervals. Simultaneously... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100321568 - Device and method for decoding digital tv broadcast: For use as or in connection with a set-top box, a digital TV broadcast signal is decoded by processing its audio stream into and read from a FIFO buffer. According to certain embodiments, fullness of the FIFO buffer is compared to a reference fullness, which can be updated based on... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100321569 - Apparatus and method for converting operation mode in image display compound device: An operation-mode conversion apparatus for an image display compound device includes a power-state detector which detects a power state of the compound device, an operation-mode determination unit which determines a present operation mode of the compound device, and an operation-mode controller which converts the operation mode of the compound device... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100321570 - Pulse width modulation circuit and voltage-feedback class-d amplifier circuit: The frequency characteristic of a voltage-feedback class-D amplifier circuit for driving an output load is improved. A triangular-wave correction circuit which compensates a gradient of a triangular wave is provided to a triangular-wave signal generator which supplies a triangular wave signal used as a PWM carrier to a comparison circuit... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100321571 - Scaling process system, video output apparatus and replay apparatus: Disclosed is a scaling process system including a replay apparatus and a video output apparatus which are connected via a HDMI, wherein each of the video output apparatus and the replay apparatus respectively comprises a between-pixel interpolation method table for deciding a superiority/inferiority of a between-pixel interpolation method which is... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100321572 - System and method for image stabilization: A system includes a first accelerometer and a second accelerometer that are coupled to a processor. The processor is configured to receive input from the accelerometers, calculate a displacement of the first accelerometer and a displacement of the second accelerometer, and refresh a video display unit as a function of... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services
20100321573 - Method and apparatus for connecting hdmi devices using a serial format: An apparatus and a method for providing serialized HDMI data from an HDMI source to an HDMI sink. An HDMI transmitter may include inputs including control inputs, a deserializer, and a parser. The inputs may receive serialized HDMI data from an HDMI data source. A deserializer may deserialize the serialized... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100321574 - Methods and systems for power-controlling display devices: Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for controlling power consumption with a power controlling display device. Some aspects relate to a power controlling display device that receives power cost data and user preferences and generates a power consumption schedule that may control internal display components as... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20100321575 - Method for processing on-screen display and associated embedded system: An embedded system for processing an on-screen display (OSD) includes an input apparatus, a user interface resource storage unit and a two-dimensional (2D) graphic engine. The method for processing the OSD includes receiving a control command associated with a 2D image processing procedure, the 2D image processing procedure generating a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100321576 - Digitizer with variable sampling clock and method using the same: A digitizer includes an analog to digital converter (ADC), a sampling frequency generator, and a controller. The ADC samples an IF signal to generate a digital signal. The sampling frequency generator is connected to the ADC and provides a sampling clock of variable frequency to the ADC. The controller is... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100321577 - Distributed repeater and distributed repeating method thereof: Provided are a distributed repeater for repeating output signals identical to input signals through a channel different from that of main transmitter signals but identical to channels of other distributed repeaters, and a distributed repeating method thereof. The distributed repeater includes: a pre-processing unit configured to receive a radio frequency... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100321578 - Scaling process system, video output apparatus and replay apparatus: Disclosed is a scaling process system including a replay apparatus and a video output apparatus which are connected via a HDMI, wherein each of the video output apparatus and the replay apparatus respectively comprises a between-pixel interpolation method table, wherein the video output apparatus including a request signal transmission device... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100321579 - Front end processor with extendable data path: The present specification discloses a processing architecture that has multiple levels of parallelism and is highly configurable, yet optimized for media processing. At the highest level, the architecture is structured to enable each processor, which is dedicated to a specific media processing function, to operate substantially in parallel. In addition... Agent: Novel Ip
20100321580 - Analog equalizer systems and methods for baseband video signals: An equalizer and methods for equalizing a cable-borne signal are described. The cable-borne signal includes a digital signal and a baseband analog signal separated by frequency. Distortions are removed from the digital signal and an analog equalizer compensates for attenuations of the analog signal caused by the cable based on... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100321581 - Luminance level control device: A scene change detecting circuit (1) detects a scene change of video. An average luminance level operating circuit (2) calculates an average luminance level (APL) of a video signal (VD). A luminance overdrive amount calculating circuit (3) calculates a luminance overdrive amount (OD) based on the average luminance level (APL).... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100321582 - Method of estimating motion between two video frames: The invention relates to a method of estimating motion between two video frames. According to the invention, the motion estimation is done by using first one motion estimation in the horizontal direction and then one motion estimation in the vertical direction. Preferably, a plurality of motion estimations in the horizontal... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100321583 - Temporally smoothing a motion estimate: For a frame set of a moving image sequence, a motion estimate is accessed. The motion estimate describes a change to a region of a reference frame with respect to at least one other frame. The reference frame and the other frames are displaced from each other within the frame... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100321584 - System and method for accumulative stillness analysis of video signals: A method and system for accumulating stillness characteristics is presented. The method and system generates field stillness characteristics for a current pixel of a current field. The field stillness characteristic is accumulated with an accumulated stillness characteristic that corresponds to a pixel location of the current pixel. The accumulated stillness... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Group LLP
20100321585 - Video and audio processing device and program thereof: A video and audio processing device comprises: a switching unit that switches a video input and output pathway at least between “analog video input terminal-analog video output terminal” and “specific-standard digital input terminal-specific-standard digital output terminal”; an input determining unit that determines whether the specific-standard digital data is fed into... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100321586 - Wireless communication receiver, a wireless communication receiving method and a television receiver: The present invention relates to a wireless communication receiver, wireless communication receiving method and television receiver. The wireless communication receiver has signal processing circuits including a first signal processing circuit and a second signal processing circuit, a data storage module, and a deinterleaver. The first signal processing circuit receives a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100321588 - Av system, power feeding apparatus and power receiving apparatus: An AV system in which a power feeding apparatus and a plurality of power receiving apparatuses are connected in a daisy chain with the power feeding apparatus in the lead, wherein the power feeding apparatus includes: a connection detecting line; an applying unit for applying a voltage to the connection... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100321587 - Methods and systems for power control event responsive display devices: Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for controlling power consumption with a power controlling display device. Some aspects relate to a power controlling display device that receives a notification of a power control event that may control internal display components as well as connected power consuming... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20100321589 - Mobile terminal capable of receiving mobile broadcast services and channel control method therefor: A mobile terminal capable of receiving mobile broadcast services and a channel control method for the same are provided. The channel control method includes outputting broadcast data present in a frame received on a current channel during a frame transport interval, scanning, during a sleep interval after the frame transport... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100321590 - System and method for reducing intra-channel interference: The present invention provides a method for determining a local oscillator frequency for a baseband converter, comprising obtaining characteristics of a channel comprising a plurality of radio signals at corresponding radio frequencies; using the channel characteristics to select a local oscillator frequency to use in baseband conversion of the plurality... Agent: Entropic Communications, Inc.
20100321591 - Cable for display and television system: In this cable for a display, the respective ones of two power supply lines are arranged on both sides of an electric signal line to hold the electric signal line therebetween, and a protective coating is formed to have a flat outer shape.... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100321592 - Screen, projection system, front projection television receiver, and screen manufacturing method: A screen includes: a reflection surface which reflects projection light, wherein a plurality of convexes are disposed on the reflection surface, and each of the convexes contains a spherical surface having a ¼ spherical shape, a curved surface having curvature larger than curvature of the spherical surface and disposed along... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100321593 - Illumination device, display device, and television receiver apparatus: An illumination device 12 according to the present invention includes a light source 17 a chassis 14 that houses the light source 17 and a power supply board 32 for supplying drive power to the light source 17. The power supply board 32 is mounted on a surface of the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100321594 - Chassis assembly, illumination device, display device, and television receiver apparatus: A chassis assembly comprises a chassis 14 and lamp clips 18. The chassis 14 has mounting holes 33 to 35. Each lamp clip 18 includes a main body 27 to be mounted to the chassis 14, a lamp gripping portions 28 provided on the main body 27 so as to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100315479 - System to freely configure video conferencing camera placement: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to cordless video conferencing camera adaptors and video conferencing systems including the camera adaptors. Embodiments of the present invention overcome some of the inherent problems of known video conferencing products by being a part of a portable and configurable video conferencing system, which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100315480 - Method and apparatus for user association and communication in a wide area network environment: An invention is provided for allowing user association in a computer environment. The invention includes a central server having a subscriber database, the subscriber database storing a plurality of subscriber data entries, each subscriber data entry including characteristics of a related subscriber. The system also includes a plurality of user... Agent: Patent Venture Group
20100315481 - Portable video conferencing system with universal focal point: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to compact portable video conferencing systems, which eliminate the need for other meeting room appliances for a video conference. The systems provide the freedom to hold video conferences with a few participants in any setting, e.g., a manager's office, a conference room, multiple... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100315483 - Automatic conferencing based on participant presence: Automatically initiating a videoconference in a videoconferencing system. Scheduling information may be stored for the videoconference. The scheduling information may indicate that at least one participant wishes to have a videoconference with one or more other participants at a desired time. It may be determined that the at least one... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20100315482 - Interest determination for auditory enhancement: Gaze tracking or other interest indications are used during a video conference to determine one or more audio sources that are of interest to one or more participants to the video conference, such as by determining a conversation from among multiple conversations that a subset of participants are participating in... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100315484 - Implementing multiple dominant speaker video streams with manual override: In a video conference system capable of providing multiple video streams, displayed streams for participants are configured based on automatic selection by the system (such as active speaker) and manual override by the participants. The displayed views are further enhanced by implementing duplicate detection to avoid display of duplicate streams... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100315485 - Method and apparatus for controlling output level of voice signal during video telephony: A method and apparatus controls an output level of a voice signal for video telephony by considering the distance between a user and a terminal and surrounding noises. An input image signal and an input voice signal of the user to be used for the video telephony are received at... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100315486 - Stereoscopic video service providing/receiving method and apparatus in digital broadcasting system: Provided is a stereoscopic video service providing method using a stereoscopic video stream including first and second video streams in a digital broadcasting system. The stereoscopic video service providing method includes: generating information on the first video stream and information on the second video stream; inserting an identifier of the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100315487 - Medical imaging method in which views corresponding to 3d images are superimposed over 2d images: A method using an imaging device to define an acquisition geometry for 2D images of an observation region, a region for which there exists a 3D representation. 2D views of the 3D representation can be determined following the acquisition geometry of the imaging device for a plurality of viewing points,... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20100315488 - Conversion device and method converting a two dimensional image to a three dimensional image: Disclosed is an image conversion device and method converting a two-dimensional (2D) image into a three-dimensional (3D) image. The image conversion device may selectively adjust illumination within the 2D image, generate a disparity map for the illumination adjusted image, and selectively adjust a depth value of the disparity map based... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100315489 - Transport of stereoscopic image data over a display interface: A digital display interface (40) connects a first audio-visual device (10) to a second audio-visual device (20). Stereoscopic image data is transmitter over the display interface (40). Components of stereoscopic image data are multiplexed and inserted into an image data carrying element. An existing deep color mode can be re-used... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100315490 - Apparatus and method for generating depth information: An apparatus for generating depth information, includes: a projector configured to project a predetermined pattern to an object to be photographed; a left camera configured to acquire a left image of a structured light image which is generated by projecting the predetermined pattern to the object; a right camera configured... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100315492 - Local multi-view image display apparatus and method: A local multi-view image display apparatus and method is provided. The local multi-view image display method may track a location of an observer, and locally display a multi-view input image on the tracked location.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100315491 - Projector systems and methods for producing digitally augmented, interactive cakes and other food products: A method for digitally augmenting or enhancing a food product such as the surface or top of a cake or other edible object. The method includes generating an augmentation media file based on a projection surface of the food product such as a digital movie or image that is mapped... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100315493 - Receiving apparatus, transmitting apparatus, communication system, display control method, program, and data structure: Disclosed herein is a receiving apparatus including, a video signal acquisition section configured to acquire a video signal included in a digital broadcast signal, and a control section configured to acquire display information regarding three-dimensional or two-dimensional display and included in both a system data area and a video data... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100315494 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: Provided are a display apparatus and a control method of the same. The display apparatus includes: an organic light emitting panel which alternately scans a left-eye image and a right-eye image in units of a frame; a signal transmitter which outputs a control signal to external shutter glasses to open... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100315495 - Bi-directional image capture methods and apparatuses: An apparatus has two optical portions, for capturing imagery from two directions. One portion captures imagery from the user (e.g., the user's retina), and the other captures imagery from another subject. In one arrangement, each optical portion has its own image sensor, and the two portions operate at the same... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20100315496 - Endoscope apparatus, method and system: An endoscope apparatus includes: an imaging unit that images a subject to generate live streaming video image data; a data adding unit that adds data, which is used for measurement, to only a part of image data constituting the live streaming video image data generated by the imaging unit; and... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20100315498 - Contactless type of fingerprint image obtaining apparatus using mirror: Provided is a contactless fingerprint image obtaining apparatus using a mirror. The contactless fingerprint image obtaining apparatus obtains the entire region of a fingerprint using the mirror in a contactless manner. The entire region of the fingerprint includes a fingerprint region of the front direction coinciding with the optical axis... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100315499 - Low settle time micro-scanning system: Systems, apparatus, and methods for providing a micro-scanning system with low settle times for fingerprint image capture are provided. In one embodiment, a flexure apparatus includes a stiffening device and parallelogram structures. The flexure apparatus is configured to move an image sensor to different positions to capture images that can... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP
20100315497 - Monitoring system and method: A monitoring system includes an image capturing module, a displaying module, a face recognition module, a memory module, and a searching module. The image capturing module is configured for capturing images and videos. The face recognition module is configured for recognizing a number of human faces in the captured videos,... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315500 - Adaptive iris matching using database indexing: An adaptive iris matching approach for processing images of irises having a quality not sufficient for conventional non-adaptive matching approaches. Visible regions in a radial direction on an iris, without segmenting a circumferential of the iris, may be processed. A boundary of the visible region of the iris may be... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services
20100315501 - Electronic imaging flow-microscope for environmental remote sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography: An electronic imaging flow-microscope for remote environmental sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography applications is described. A fluid conduit has a port on each end of a thin flat transparent fluid transport region. A planar illumination surface contacts one flat side of the transparent fluid transport region and... Agent: Lester F. Ludwig
20100315502 - System and method for remote control of a microscope: A system and method for remote control of an automated microscope via a widely distributed network.... Agent: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Steven J. Moore
20100315503 - Digital microscope device: The present invention relates to a digital microscope device that is mainly an innovative electronic equipment for observing, inspecting, and recording minute structures. It is including a digital microscope body set with a LCD on its top, and set with an optical lens and a main electrical circuit board in... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100315504 - Systems, methods and apparatus for tapping metal electrolysis cells: Systems, methods and apparatus for facilitating tailored removal of liquids from electrolysis cells are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a container adapted to contain molten liquid of an electrolysis cell, where the molten liquid comprises at least one of molten metal and electrolyte, a passageway adapted to view... Agent: Intellectual Property
20100315506 - Action detection in video through sub-volume mutual information maximization: Described is a technology by which video is processed to determine whether the video contains a specified action. The video corresponds to a spatial-temporal volume. The volume is searched to find a sub-volume therein that has a maximum score with respect to whether the video contains the action. Searching for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100315507 - Surveillance system including a large number of cameras: The surveillance system includes video detectors, and central aggregation device including a control device for controlling the video detectors, and a display device and image analysis device for displaying and analyzing images coming from one or more video detectors. The system further includes an intermediate aggregation device connected to a... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section
20100315509 - System and method for monitoring the activity of a person in a compound, and sensor for detecting a person in a predefined area: System and method for monitoring the activity of a person within a compound, comprising at least two predefined areas, characterized in that the system comprises means for detecting a person within the first predefined area, to verify the presence of a person within the first predefined area, means for activating... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department
20100315508 - Video monitoring system and method: A video monitoring system for monitoring an area includes a number of image capture units, a processing unit, and a storage system. The number image capture units capture a number of images. The storage system examines the number of images to find a face in the images, obtains a location... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315510 - System and method for providing depth imaging: A device for use with an imaging system that is operable to provide an image signal based on an object disposed at a first distance from the imaging system. The imaging system includes a first camera, a second camera and a display. The first camera is operable to generate a... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20100315511 - Image capturing device: An image capturing device includes a lens module, a filter, two sensors, a first image processing module, and a second image processing module. The lens module is adapted to receive the image beam. The filter is adapted to split the image beam into a first beam and a second beam.... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100315512 - Method and system for processing images: A method for processing images includes: obtaining video images or capturing a series of images in real time; detecting difference between two adjacent images, and reserving one of the images when the difference is less than a preset threshold; detecting feature information of the obtained images; and performing definition-related treatment... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20100315514 - Imaging apparatus and imaging control method: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging optical system including a focus lens; an imaging element generates an image indicating an object image; a lens drive device which moves the focus lens along an optical axis direction of the imaging optical system; an evaluation value calculation device which calculates an evaluation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100315513 - Method and apparatus for compressive imaging device having startle reflex: A method and apparatus for new digital image/video camera that directly acquires random projections of the incident light field without first collecting the pixels/voxels and has a startle reflex. The startle reflex is achieved by collecting a training set of samples while operating the imaging device at the low sampling... Agent: 24ip Law Group Usa, PLLC
20100315515 - Communication network camera: A communication network camera comprise a front cover, a rear cover, a camera device, and a control device; the camera device and the control device being installed between the front cover and the rear cover; the front cover and the rear cover serving for protecting the camera device and the... Agent: Kuo-liang Chen
20100315516 - Camera unit incoporating program script scanner: A camera unit includes a display for displaying an image to be captured; an image sensor for digitally capturing the displayed image; a card reader having a linear scanner for scanning a surface of a removable card to sense a plurality of dots printed on the surface of the removable... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100315517 - Image recording device and image recording method: An image recording device comprises: an image data acquiring unit which acquires first image data (1) defined by a standard format, and at least one second image data (2, 3 . . . ) defined by the standard format; a related information generating device which generates a related information relating... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100315520 - Image stabilization apparatus and image pickup apparatus: An image stabilization apparatus has an angular velocity detector detecting an angular velocity applied thereto and outputting the angular velocity, an acceleration detector detecting an acceleration applied to the image stabilization apparatus and outputting the acceleration, a principal point calculation unit calculating a principal point position of a shooting optical... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100315518 - Imaging system and pixel defect correction device: An imaging system including: an imaging device; a light blocker for blocking a light receiving section of the imaging device from light; a pixel defect correction section configured to detect and correct defective pixels of the imaging device; a signal processing section configured to process a pixel signal corrected by... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100315519 - Vibration correction control circuit for correcting displacement of optical axis caused by vibration, and image pickup apparatus provided with said vibration correction control circuit: In a vibration correction control circuit mounted on an image pickup apparatus including an image pickup unit, provided with lenses, image pickup devices and vibration detecting element, and a driver element for adjusting the position of the image pickup unit, the equalizer generates a drive signal used to move the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100315521 - Photographing device, photographing method, and playback method: A photographing device according to the present invention comprises: an imaging section that captures a subject image and outputs image data; a motion picture recording section that records a motion picture based on the image data; a parameter setting section that sets a photographing parameter to change a photographing state;... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100315528 - Digital photographing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and computer readable storage medium having recorded thereon program for executing the method: A digital photographing apparatus, a method of controlling the same, and a computer readable program product having recorded thereon a program for executing the method. The method of controlling a digital photographing apparatus includes: calculating a distance from the digital photographing apparatus to at least one of a plurality of... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100315526 - Image capturing device with automatic focus function: An image capturing device includes an image capturing unit, a detection unit, an area setting unit, and a focusing unit. The image capturing unit captures an image. The detection unit detects a shape of an image area of an observed subject to be focused in the captured image. The area... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100315522 - Image processing apparatus, dynamic picture reproduction apparatus, and processing method and program for the same: An object image transformation information calculation section (190) calculates, where a top image which forms a first dynamic picture is determined as a reference image and images which form a second dynamic picture are determined as object images, object image transformation information to be used for transformation of the object... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100315525 - Imaging apparatus: An apparatus includes a control unit which switches between a first display mode and a second display mode based on whether a zoom state is equal to or greater than a predetermined zoom magnification. The imaging apparatus, in a zoom state where a part of an imaging area is clipped... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315527 - Imaging apparatus: An apparatus that can display an area wider than a recording area as a display area in a zoom mode, in which a portion of an imaging area is clipped and recorded, includes an image processing unit that keeps constant or increases a ratio of a display area to a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315529 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof, and image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An apparatus includes an input unit configured to input image data, a reduced image generation unit configured to reduce the input image data to a predetermined resolution to generate reduced image data, and a control unit configured to record, on a recording medium, the reduced image data as one file... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315524 - Integrated motion capture: A method including: applying a marking material having a known pattern to a body and a face of an actor; configuring at least one first video motion capture camera to capture the marking material on the body of the actor; configuring at least one second video motion capture camera to... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100315523 - Object detection using an in-sensor detector: Systems and methods are provided for detecting an object of object class, such as faces, in an image sensor. In some embodiments, the image sensor can provide a scan sequence that scans a scene over multiple time intervals. The image sensor can scan, in succession, portions of a scene, where... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100315530 - Method for performing digital processing on an image signal output from ccd image sensors: There is provided a method for performing digital processing on an image signal output from CCD image sensors with a CMYG color filter array, the method including converting a digital CMYG signal of 10 bits each into a first YCbCr signal of 10 bits each, by using color interpolation, converting... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100315531 - Determining a final exposure setting automatically for a solid state camera without a separate light metering circuit: An embodiment of the invention is a method of generating a final exposure setting, including, (a) selecting one of a number of predetermined exposure settings as a current exposure setting for a solid state camera having a camera imager, (b) generating a captured scene by the camera imager using the... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100315532 - Apparatus for recording and reproducing plural types of information, method and recording medium for controlling same: Various processes effectively execute updating of related information that is correlated to user selected information. For example, when a selected screen is touched by a pen or the like while an image corresponding to the selected image data is displayed on the screen, existing line drawing data (for example, a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100315533 - Semiconductor fabrication method and system: A semiconductor device is disclosed. In one embodiment, a device includes a substrate having one or more vias and a carrier coupled to the substrate to form a sealed cavity between the carrier and the substrate. In some embodiments, the sealed cavity may be pressurized. The device may also include... Agent: Michael G. Fletcher Fletcher Yoder
20100315534 - Image picking-up processing device, image picking-up device, image processing method and computer program: An image processing device and an image processing method capable of generating a moving image having a high resolution and a high frame rate are provided by suppressing the reduction in the amount of light incident on each camera. The imaging and processing device includes a separation section for separating... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100315535 - Reducing power consumption in a portable electronic device with a luminescent element: A portable device including at least one luminescent element, a camera including an image sensor for activation to produce an electrical image signal representative of an image sensed by the image sensor, and a camera signal processor including a camera memory for storing the image signal for subsequent reproduction of... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100315536 - Method utilizing digital picture taking optical reader having hybrid monochrome and color image sensor: A portable hand held optical reader having a specially constructed two-dimensional image sensor array is operational in a bar code decoding mode and in a picture taking mode. The specially constructed image sensor array, in one embodiment, is a hybrid monochrome and color image sensor pixel array, wherein a first... Agent: Honeywell/marjama Patent Services
20100315537 - Zoom lens and imaging apparatus: A zoom lens includes a focus cam for converting a first rotation amount given upon a focus operation into a movement of the focus lens group and further converting a second rotation amount given upon a zoom operation into the movement of the focus lens group, and a focus cam... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center
20100315538 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system of the present invention has a plurality of lens units each composed of at least one lens element and, in order from the object side to the image side, comprises: a first lens unit having negative optical power and composed of two lens elements; a second... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100315539 - Image picking-up processing device, image picking-up device, image processing method and computer program: An image processing device and an image processing method capable of generating a moving image having a high resolution and a high frame rate are provided by suppressing the reduction in the amount of incident light on each camera. The imaging and processing device includes a separation section for separating... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100315540 - A/d converter, solid-state image capturing apparatus and electronic information device: The CMOS image sensor according to the present invention includes a sample hold section 3A1 for retaining an analog input signal voltage and a ramp wave signal voltage; and a comparing section 3A2 for taking an output from the sample hold section 3A1 as an input to compare it with... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100315541 - Solid-state imaging device including image sensor: According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a sensor unit, a resolution extraction circuit and a generation circuit. The sensor unit has a transparent (W) filter and color filters of at least two colors which separate wavelengths of light components that have passed through an optical lens having... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100315542 - Image capturing apparatus and image capturing apparatus control method: An image capturing apparatus has either one of a first display mode for continuously displaying a captured image on an image display unit and a second display mode for not displaying the captured image on the image display unit and displays an image according to the detection result on the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100315543 - Method for converting a resolution and image sensor thereof: A method for converting resolution of images for a preview mode from an image sensor to provide the images through a display apparatus is provided, which includes (a) providing resolution information of the display apparatus to the image sensor side, (b) providing the images having the resolution that coincides with... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100315544 - Imager that photographs an image using a pupil-dividing autofocus mechanism: An imager is provided having an imaging sensor, a pupil divider and a display. The imaging sensor photographs a subject image obtained through a photographing lens, and outputs image data. The pupil divider has shutters positioned in a light path between the photographing lens and the imaging sensor. The display... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100315545 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: Provided is a zoom lens including a first lens group, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive power, and a fourth lens group having a positive refractive power, wherein conditional expressions f12/fw>2.0, f2/fw<−2.0, −2.0≦f12/f2≦−0.5, and νd21−νd22>20 are satisfied, where f12... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100315546 - Imaging device and manufacturing method therefor: There is provided an imaging device capable of easily shielding an imaging element. The imaging device comprises a conductive mirror frame, an element unit including an imaging element equipped with a photoelectric converter, and an imaging lens attached within the mirror frame and imaging a subject image on the photoelectric... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100315547 - Moving region detection device: To provide a moving region detection device capable of rapidly and accurately detecting a main moving region from plot data on a computer screen. A moving region detection unit (122) detects, as a moving region, an identical or similar image region which exist in both a previous frame and a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100315548 - Apparatus and method for frame rate up conversion: A method for frame rate up conversion is provided. The method includes the steps of: receiving a plurality of consecutive input video frames; detecting luminance information for a current frame; and generating a first output frame according to the luminance information for the current frame and a preceding frame before... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100315549 - System and method for adaptive content rendition: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for adaptive content rendition, the method comprising receiving media content for playback to a user, adapting the media content for playback on a first device in the user's first location, receiving a notification when the user changes to a second location, adapting... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20100315550 - Image frame interpolation device, image frame interpolation method, and image frame interpolation program: Disclosed herein is an image frame interpolation device including: a decider configured to decide an interpolation area having a predetermined size for an interpolation frame to be interpolated between adjacent image frames; an acquirer configured to acquire at least two motion vectors between at least one pair of image frames... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100315551 - Circuit for processing video signal: A circuit is used to process video signal from a video sensor. The video signal includes video content signal and synchronization signals. The circuit includes a status register, a data register, and a processor. The status register provides a sampling clock signal to the data register and the video sensor.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315552 - Asynchronous scanning display projection: A scanning projector includes a mirror that scans in two dimensions, at least one of which is sinusoidal. A digital phase lock loop locks to the sinusoidal movement of the mirror. A free-running pixel clock is provided. An interpolation component interpolates pixel intensity data from adjacent pixels based on the... Agent: Microvision, Inc.
20100315553 - Audio-video data synchronization method, video output device, audio output device, and audio-video output system: To provide an audio-video data synchronization method whereby an increase in the amount of control message transmission can be suppressed and the video output can be prevented from being interrupted. The audio-video data synchronization method includes: obtaining, by the audio output device, a first latency that is a period of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100315554 - Color signal processing circuit, color signal processing method and television system: According to embodiments, a color signal processing circuit includes: an A/D converter configured to convert an analog television signal into a digital signal by using a clock; a color signal demodulation circuit configured to color-demodulate the television signal converted into the digital signal by the A/D converter; a clock generation... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100315555 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a receiving unit which receives image data of program contents and genre information regarding the program contents; a determining unit which determines a characteristic parameter indicating characteristics of a filter filtering a local image obtainable by decoding encoding data, which is generated by encoding the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100315556 - Image processing circuit and method thereof: An image processing circuit and a method thereof are provided herein. The image processing circuit has a first scaling circuit, a plurality of line buffers, a first sharpness circuit, a second scaling circuit, and a second sharpness circuit. The first scaling circuit enlarges an input image along a first direction... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100315557 - Reducing flicker in the display of video streams: Image frames of a video stream are encoded with the aim of reducing flicker in the video stream when displayed. In one embodiment, the quantization parameter used to quantize an image frame is capped to be not greater than a quantization parameter used to quantize an immediately previous image frame.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100315558 - Content adaptive noise reduction filtering for image signals: A method includes selecting a target pixel and comparing a value of the target pixel with a respective value of each of a plurality of pixels located in an area that includes the target pixel. Further, for each pixel of the plurality of pixels that has a value different by... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC/ Intel Corporation
20100315559 - Contour free point operation for video skin tone correction: A method for color tone correction is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of first intermediate components by scaling a plurality of first color components towards a first ideal color, wherein the first color components (i) are for a first plurality of pixels in... Agent: Christopher P Maiorana, PC Lsi Corporation
20100315560 - Image processing method with motion estimation and image processing arrangement: wherein the at least one input scaling factor (S11, S12) is dependent on motion information that is represented by at least one motion vector field that was determined for the temporally preceding images of the at least one scaled image sequence (F11, F12).... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us)
20100315561 - Robust mode staggercasting fast channel change: A method and apparatus for staggercasting a plurality of content representative signals includes encoding a first and a corresponding second signal representing each of the plurality of content representative signals. A composite signal is generated comprising the plurality of first and second encoded signals. In the composite signal, each respective... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Patent Operations
20100315562 - Remote control and television and power indication system: A remote control for an electronic device includes a plurality of keys, a power supply, a power control unit, a code modulating unit, and a transmitter. The plurality of keys generates different first electrical signals when actuated. The power supply is operable to power the remote control. The power control... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315563 - Remote controller and displaying method thereof: A displaying method for a remote controller for remotely controlling a broadcast display apparatus includes displaying information of at least one external device connected to the broadcast display apparatus, transmitting a control command to control a selected external device which is selected from the at least one external device to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100315564 - Embedded electronic device: An embedded electronic device includes a display, a foreground application module, and a plurality of standalone background function modules. The foreground application module is operable to display a plurality of accessible foreground applications on the display. The background function modules include a process handler module and a source manager library... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100315565 - Display system: A display system is based on a linear array phase modulator and a phase edge discriminator optical system.... Agent: Morrison Ulman Nupat, LLC12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100309282 - Systems and methods for playing video messages: An exemplary embodiment of a system for playing video messages comprises a caller and a video serving module. The caller sends a request of a communication link to a callee. The callee receives the request of the communication link and establishes the communication link to the caller. The video serving... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100309283 - Portable remote audio/video communication unit: A lightweight, portable, audio/video communication unit is provided. The unit can be operated in remote areas for gathering high quality audio/video information and communicating the information back to a central reviewing area utilizing landline connections, a broadband communication network or a satellite network.... Agent: Burleson Cooke L.L.P.
20100309284 - Systems and methods for dynamically displaying participant activity during video conferencing: Various aspects of the present invention are directed to systems and methods for highlighting participant activities in video conferencing. In one aspect, a method of generating a dynamic visual representation of participants taking part in a video conference comprises rendering an audio-visual representation of the one or more participants at... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100309285 - Technique for maintaining eye contact in a videoconference using a display device: In a videoconferencing terminal, a flat panel display has thereon display elements for displaying an image of a remote object during a videoconference. The display elements are arranged on the flat panel display such that light-transmissive regions are interspersed among the display elements. A camera in the terminal is used... Agent: Docket Administrator - Room 3d-201e Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20100309288 - 3-dimensional hybrid camera and production system: A hybrid three dimensional imaging camera comprises a 2-D video camera utilizing a focal plane array visible light detector and a 3-D flash laser radar utilizing an infrared focal plane array detector. The device is capable of capturing a complete 3-D scene from a single point of view. A production... Agent: Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC
20100309287 - 3d data representation, conveyance, and use: 3D video can be transmitted in a legacy 2D video format by conveying 3rd dimension parameters within a steganographic channel of the perceptual video signal, e.g., DCT coefficients, video samples (luminance, chrominance values), etc. The 3rd dimension parameters can be coded as depth values, disparity, displacement, difference, or parallax values,... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20100309286 - Encoding of three-dimensional conversion information with two-dimensional video sequence: This disclosure describes techniques for encoding a two-dimensional (2D) video sequence of video frames along with three-dimensional (3D) conversion information comprising a set of parameters that can be applied to each of the video frames of the 2D sequence to generate 3D video data. The set of parameters may comprise... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100309289 - 3d positioning apparatus and method: A 3D positioning apparatus is used for an object that includes feature points and a reference point. The object undergoes movement from a first to a second position. The 3D positioning apparatus includes: an image sensor for capturing images of the object; and a processor for calculating, based on the... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20100309290 - System for capture and display of stereoscopic content: A system for providing capture and display of stereoscopic content with interchangeable portable devices, the system including a portable transmitter/receiver device configured to communicate stereoscopic content between a first device where an image originates and a second device through which a user may view the stereoscopic content, wherein the portable... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.
20100309291 - Method and apparatus for capturing three-dimensional stereoscopic images: A method for capturing a three-dimensional image. The method comprises capturing a combined beam of light having first polarized beam of light and a second polarized beam of light, sampling the combined beam of light using an imager, and providing the first polarized image to a first output and the... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20100309292 - Method and apparatus for generating multi-viewpoint depth map, method for generating disparity of multi-viewpoint image: There are provided a method and an apparatus for generating a multi-viewpoint depth map, and a method for generating a disparity of a multi-viewpoint image. A method for generating a multi-viewpoint depth map according to the present invention includes the steps of: (a) acquiring a multi-viewpoint image constituted by a... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100309294 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image display apparatus: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including, a motion-vector detection section configured to find a motion vector corresponding to an image disparity existing between left and right eyes to appear as a disparity in images, and a format determination section configured to determine whether the input image signal is... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100309293 - Projection-type stereoscopic display: A projection type stereoscopic display system (and corresponding methodology) is provided. The system comprises a light source, two or more projection chambers, and a switch. The switch receives a plurality of light beams and diverts the beams in a predetermined sequential order to each projection chamber. The projection chamber projects... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100309295 - 3d video processor integrated with head mounted display: A 3-D stereo video device that includes a headset housing that incorporates a 3-D video processor chip, video display driver circuitry, micro-displays and optics such that the only required external component is a joystick or other user input device. By utilizing a direct digital video interface between the video processor... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20100309296 - Autostereoscopic display apparatus: In an autostereoscopic display apparatus comprising a liquid crystal spatial light modulator having an array of pixels of different colors, each pixel comprising plural domains of different polar alignments, and a parallax element comprising an array of optical elements having geometric axes extending in parallel across the spatial light modulator... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100309297 - Display device and display system: Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a display unit configured to display images each corresponding to a respective one of a plurality of shutter mechanisms that carry out opening and closing operation at timings different from each other, in such a manner as to switch the images in a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100309298 - Control of a display: A display control system (11) comprises an input (12) for receiving an image to be displayed by means of a backlight (2) and a transmissive panel (3). A backlight controller (5) provides different colors or luminances for causing the backlight (2) to sequentially apply the different colors or luminances to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100309299 - Image obtainment method and endoscopic apparatus: An input of one of a plurality of combinations of wavelength components that have been set in advance is received. Further, a spectral estimation image signal obtainment mode and a narrow-band image signal obtainment mode are switched therebetween based on the combination of wavelength components that has been received to... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100309302 - Apparatus and a system for visualizing teeth cleaning: A system includes an apparatus having a head having a removable cap having a tool configured for cleaning activities within a mouth. A handle is joined to the head for enabling the head to be manipulated within the mouth. An image sensor having a lens is at least partially disposed... Agent: Jiandong Yang
20100309300 - Method and system for analyzing physical conditions using digital images: Systems and methods are provided for analyzing conditions associated with a physical feature using digital images. The method comprises acquiring a white-light image and an ultraviolet (“UV”) image of at least a portion of a body surface, such as a person's face, each of the white-light and UV images including... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP (sf)
20100309301 - Recording method for obtaining an image of an object and recording device: A method for recording an image of an object includes projecting a strip pattern onto the object, recording the projected strip pattern as raw image data using a camera, and calculating an image of the object from the raw image data. A strip pattern having a duty cycle of less... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309303 - Person recognition method and device incorporating the anatomic location of the retina as a biometric constant, corresponding to the physiological location of the projection of the visual axis.: The invention relates to a person recognition method and device incorporating the anatomic location of the retina as a biometric constant, corresponding to the physiological location of the projection of the visual axis. More specifically, the invention relates to a person recognition method and a corresponding device incorporating the anatomic... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100309306 - Image acquiring apparatus, image acquiring method, and image acquiring program: In acquisition of a micro image of a sample S by a micro image acquiring unit 30, when a plurality of image acquiring ranges are set for the sample S as an object of image acquisition, a plurality of corresponding focus information are set, and furthermore, when a plurality of... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100309305 - Photographing apparatus and microscope system: A photographing control unit comprising a drive signal generator, an analog front end, a synchronization signal generation unit, and a system control unit controls an imager under a predetermined photographing condition, so that the imager photographs an observation image of a sample observed by a microscope and formed on a... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100309307 - Automatic stent inspection system: A fully automated inspection system provides for inspection, measurement and characterization of a wire mesh tube, particularly a stent. The system uses an optical imaging subsystem to capture high resolution color images of both exterior and interior surfaces of a stent. Defects are defected by processing the captured images using... Agent: Ju Jin
20100309308 - Inspection of a substrate using multiple cameras: Apparatus for inspection includes an imaging assembly, including a plurality of cameras, which are mounted in different, respective locations in the imaging assembly and are configured to capture respective images of a sample. A motion assembly is configured to move at least one of the imaging assembly and the sample... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100309309 - Method for precisely detecting crack width: A method for precisely detecting a width of a crack on a surface of an object is provided. The method includes positioning a crack width observation apparatus on the object, turning on a first light source at a first side of the crack, and photographing the surface with the first... Agent: Dovas Law P.C.
20100309310 - Aircraft monitoring and identification system: An aircraft tail number identification system for detecting, identifying, capturing, decoding, and recording pictures of all arriving and departing aircraft on airport pathways, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all kind of weather.... Agent: Ishman Law Firm P.C.
20100309311 - Localization of a surveying instrument in relation to a ground mark: A method is disclosed for localizing a surveying instrument having a housing including at least one camera in relation to a mark located at a ground level. The method comprises the steps of capturing a first image of the ground below the housing in a first camera position and orientation,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100309312 - Monitoring device for monitoring a display device: A monitoring device for monitoring a display device, displaying target values. The values being predetermined by a target value specification device. The monitoring device has an image acquisition device, an analysis device, and a comparison device. The image acquisition device generates a recording of said display. The analysis device generates... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100309313 - Instrument for acquisition and distribution of terrestrial observation images with high spatial and temporal resolution: An instrument for of observation images exhibits a high ground resolution and a high frequency of coverage of the Earth. Such an instrument includes a spatial images acquisition layer (1) including satellites (4), a terrestrial images processing layer (3), including images processing devices (5), and a telecommunications layer (2) that... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100309314 - Night vision camera mount quick disconnect: The night vision camera system includes a light, a night vision camera, and a linkage. The night vision camera is attached to the light such that the light and camera maintain a fixed orientation with respect to each other. The light is attached to the linkage and is configured to... Agent: Autoliv Asp
20100309316 - Camera module and method of manufacturing the same: A camera module includes: a lens unit including a casing portion and a lens; and a substrate portion on which an image pick-up element is mounted. The camera module is assembled in combination of the lens unit and the substrate portion in an arrangement in which the lens and the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100309315 - Infrared camera systems and methods for dual sensor applications: Systems and methods disclosed herein provide for infrared camera systems and methods for dual sensor applications. For example, in one embodiment, an enhanced vision system comprises an image capture component having a visible light sensor to capture visible light images and an infrared sensor to capture infrared images. The system... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100309317 - Device and method for detecting unused tv spectrum for wireless communication systems: TV white space spectrum sensors and methods for detecting and managing the white space are provided. The sensor is provided with a spectrum detector/analyzer, which senses and analizes the wireless signals present in a spectrum of interest, identifies white space, and assigns the white space to secondary services. For reducing... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100309318 - Camera image transmission: A data and image transmission system includes at least one interactive control server system, coupled to a communications network, to which a user may connect for interactive communication to at least one remote image-data acquisition system located behind a communications security firewall. The image-data acquisition system includes a tunnel client,... Agent: Fulbright And Jaworski LLP
20100309320 - Image processing apparatus, method for processing image, and storage medium: When calculating the amount of color blur suppression based on gradient values at edge portions of image data, the degree of color blur suppression has been different between a non-addition readout method and an addition readout method even with an identical subject. To solve this problem, there is provided an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309319 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element, a transfer unit, a storage unit, a signal processing unit, a write control unit, a read control unit, and a clock generation unit. The imaging element outputs image signals. The transfer unit serially transfers the image signals by using transfer channels. The storage... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100309324 - Image shake correction device: Provided is an image shake correction device which can be miniaturized without degrading a correction performance thereof. The image shake correction device includes a support supporting a lens; a moving portion installed independently from the support and moving the support on a plane that is approximately perpendicular to an optical... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100309321 - Image capturing devices using orientation detectors to implement automatic exposure mechanisms: Several methods and apparatuses for implementing automatic exposure mechanisms for image capturing devices are described. In one embodiment, an orientation detector located in the device determines orientation data for the device. The automatic exposure mechanism projects an orientation vector into an image plane of an image sensor. Next, the automatic... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100309322 - Optical image stabilizer for camera module assembly: Provided is an optical image stabilizer for a camera module assembly including at least one or more guide portions for guiding linear movement while preventing friction in first and second drive portions. The optical image stabilizer includes a first drive portion including a tip provided between a housing and a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100309323 - Optical image stabilizer for camera lens module: An optical image stabilizer for a camera lens module, including a housing fixed to a case of the camera lens module, at least one piezoelectric actuator fixed to the housing, and an image sensor assembly housed in the housing. A driving tip of the piezoelectric actuator is curved in shape... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100309325 - Display device having scanning function: A display device includes a housing, a liquid crystal panel member, numerous camera modules, a light emitting device and a processing unit. The housing defines a slot configured for allowing an display medium to enter the display device. The liquid crystal panel member is received in the housing. The camera... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100309326 - Image pickup apparatus detachably connecting to light emitting device and control method thereof: An image pickup apparatus detachably connecting to a light emitting device. Still image shooting is performed during moving image recording being paused according to a still image shooting instruction received during the moving image recording being performed and the moving image recording is resumed after performing the still image shooting.... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100309327 - Camera: A camera includes an image capture unit, a storage unit, a selection unit, and a processing unit. The image capture unit captures images. The storage unit stores a number of detection modules. The selection unit selects one or more detection modules. The processing unit executes one or more detection modules... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100309331 - Electronic device and photographing method: An electronic device and a photographing method thereof are provided. The photographing method of the electronic device includes the following steps. Whether an intelligent photographing function is active is determined, and a current air pressure is detected while the intelligent photographing function is active. Whether the current air pressure is... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100309330 - Method and apparatus for forecasting shadowing for a photovoltaic system: In a method for forecasting shadowing of a photovoltaic (PV) system due to cloud formation or movement, part of the firmament is imaged with fisheye optics onto the input optics of a digital camera. Pixel groups associated with luminous intensity ranges are formed. The spatial arrangement of the groups is... Agent: Henry M Feiereisen, LLC Henry M Feiereisen
20100309328 - Method of determination of glass surface shapes and optical distortion by reflected optical imaging: A non-contact, opto-electronic method to determine glass surface shape involves pattern projection in reflection from a screen. The pattern is formed of black and white or coloured squares with a central reference pattern taken as origin of the x-y axes in the subsequent quantitative analysis of the optical distortion in... Agent: Marshall & Melhorn, LLC
20100309329 - Pixel shift type imaging device: A solid-state imaging device according to the present invention includes, on an imaging surface, a plurality of unit pixel regions being arrayed at a first pixel pitch along a Y direction and at a second pixel pitch along an X direction. One of two adjoining unit pixel regions 1 along... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100309332 - Imaging apparatus and imaging control method: In an imaging apparatus, an imaging unit generates an acquired image of a subject. A luminance information acquirer acquires the subject's luminance information. A detector detects the subject's luminance range on the basis of the acquired luminance information. An imaging controller sets a range of exposure control values having a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100309333 - Image sensors and image reconstruction methods for capturing high dynamic range images: High dynamic range image sensors and image reconstruction methods for capturing high dynamic range images. An image sensor that captures high dynamic range images may include an array of pixels having two sets of pixels, each of which is used to capture an image of a scene. The two sets... Agent: Treyz Law Group
20100309334 - Camera image selection based on detected device movement: Systems and methods are providing for selecting one or more of several images captured in sequence and stored in a buffer in response to receiving a user instruction to store a captured image. An electronic device can capture information describing the movement of the device at the time each of... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100309335 - Image capturing device having continuous image capture: Methods, devices, and systems for continuous image capturing are described herein. In one embodiment, a method includes continuously capturing a sequence of images with an image capturing device. The method may further include storing a predetermined number of the sequence of images in a buffer. The method may further include... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100309336 - Skin tone aware color boost for cameras: Increasing color saturation and contrast in images generally leads to more pleasing images; however, doing so uniformly to all colors in the image can make skin tones appear with an overly red tint. One embodiment of an improved method of skin tone aware color boosting identifies areas of the image... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20100309337 - Methods for processing a composite video image with feature indication: There is provided a first and second method for processing a composite video image. The methods generally include obtaining a first image of a scene through a first image capturing device with the composite image including a visual representation for directing a receiver's attention to at least one portion of... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20100309338 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system of the present invention has a plurality of lens units each composed of at least one lens element and, in order from the object side to the image side, comprises: a first lens unit having negative optical power and composed of two lens elements; a second... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100309339 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system of the present invention has a plurality of lens units each composed of at least one lens element and, in order from the object side to the image side, comprises: a first lens unit having negative optical power and composed of two lens elements; a second... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100309341 - Black level compensation circuit: A black level compensation (BLC) circuit is disclosed. The BLC circuit includes a switched-capacitor (SC) integrator configured to compensate a readout amplifier of an image sensor. An output of the readout amplifier is clamped to a reference voltage at which a black level of the image sensor is defined. According... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20100309343 - Device and method for detecting dust on an image sensor: A system and method for detecting dust (18) on an image sensor (20) from a single captured image (14) of an actual scene (12) includes a control system (22) that evaluates at least one of a hue channel (466), a value channel (470), and a saturation channel (468) of the... Agent: Roeder & Broder LLP
20100309340 - Image sensor having global and rolling shutter processes for respective sets of pixels of a pixel array: A CMOS image sensor or other type of image sensor includes a pixel array comprising at least first and second sets of pixels. Image sensor circuitry is coupled to the pixel array and comprises a signal generator for controlling capture of image data from the first set of pixels of... Agent: Pedro P. Hernandez Eastman Kodak Company
20100309342 - Lens apparatus and camera system: The interchangeable lens apparatus is attachable to a camera and selectively uses at least one of a plurality of accessories. The apparatus includes an aberration data memory configured to store optical aberration data for each of the plurality of accessories, an order data memory configured to store sending order data... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100309344 - Chroma noise reduction for cameras: A system, apparatus, computer readable medium, and method for noise reduction in image capturing devices involving an edge-preserving blur window is disclosed. In one embodiment, the edge-preserving blur includes only those pixels in the blur window that are visually close to the blur window's current center pixel in its blurring... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20100309345 - Radially-based chroma noise reduction for cameras: A system, apparatus, computer readable medium, and method for radially-dependent noise reduction in image capturing devices involving an edge-preserving blur window are disclosed. In one embodiment, the edge-preserving blur includes only those pixels in the blur window that are within a threshold value of the blur window's current center pixel... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20100309346 - Automatic tone mapping for cameras: A device, method, computer useable medium, and processor programmed to automatically generate tone mapping curves in a digital camera based on image metadata are described. By examining image metadata from a digital camera's sensor, such as the light-product, one can detect sun-lit, high-light, and low-light scenes. Once the light-product value... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20100309349 - High sensitivity color filter array: A color filter array (CFA) and image processing system wherein a color filter overlaying an image sensor has a luminance element (i.e. green filter in RGB space, or yellow in CMY space) that is made larger than the other two chrominance elements (i.e. red, blue or cyan, magenta). Additionally, overlaying... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20100309348 - Image pickup device, image pickup system, and method of driving image pickup device: Integers n and k are set to be equal to or greater than 1, and reading of signals from pixels is controlled as follows. In a first frame, signals are output from pixels in every (n+1)th row of the pixel array, and in a second frame following the first frame,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309347 - Interpolation for four-channel color filter array: A method is described for forming a full-color output image from a color filter array image comprising capturing an image using an image sensor including panchromatic pixels and color pixels having at least two different color responses, the pixels being arranged in a rectangular minimal repeating unit wherein for a... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20100309350 - Color filter array pattern having four-channels: An image sensor for capturing a color image comprising a two dimensional array of light-sensitive pixels including panchromatic pixels and color pixels having at least three different color responses, the pixels being arranged in a rectangular minimal repeating unit having at least eight pixels and having at least two rows... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20100309351 - Image sensors and color filter arrays for charge summing and interlaced readout modes: Image sensors and color filter arrays for in-pixel charge summing and interlaced readout modes may be provided. An image sensor that supports charge summing and interlaced readout modes may include an array of pixels with pairs of adjacent green, red, and blue light-sensitive pixels. An image sensor may implement an... Agent: Treyz Law Group
20100309354 - Solid-state image pickup device: A cover member fixed to a pickup element has a non-vertical surface and an upright surface and satisfies H2 tan(θA−2θC)≦L1+L1′ at any point on the upright surface, and H tan(θA−2θB)+(H1)tan θB≦L1 and θB>θC at any point on the non-vertical surface, where θA is the inclination of incident light, θB is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100309352 - Solid-state imaging device: According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion section, first circuit, second circuit, and third circuit. The photoelectric conversion section generates signal charge corresponding to the intensity of the irradiation light. The first circuit reads the signal charge generated by the photoelectric conversion section. The second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100309353 - Solid-state imaging device and semiconductor device: According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a substrate, a lens, a lens holder, and a metal shield. The substrate includes a pixel region having a first well and has a second well at a periphery thereof, the second well being independent of the first well. The lens... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100309355 - Amplification type solid state imaging device: An amplification type solid state imaging device in use includes at least a light-receiving portion 10 formed by arranging on a semiconductor substrate 7 one-dimensionally or two-dimensionally a plurality of pixels that convert incident light to signal charge and output electric signals corresponding to the amount of the signal charge,... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100309356 - Solid state imaging device and method for driving the same: A solid state imaging device according to an aspect of the present invention includes: a pixel array (21) including pixel units arranged in rows and columns; a vertical shift register (26) which selects one of the rows of the pixel array (21); a column amplifier unit (22) including column amplifiers... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100309357 - Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the same, and electronic system including the device: A solid-state imaging device includes: a unit pixel including a photoelectric conversion section, an impurity-diffusion region capable of temporarily accumulating or holding electric charges generated by the photoelectric conversion section, and a reset transistor resetting the impurity-diffusion region by a voltage of a voltage-supply line, and having an impurity concentration... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100309358 - Solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device includes: a photoelectric conversion section (PCS) generating signal charge from light; a charge accumulating section (CAS) accumulating the signal charge; a first charge transfer section (CTS1) between the PCS and the CAS transferring the signal charge from the PCS to the CAS responsive to a control... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100309359 - Cleaning friendly camera privacy feature: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an appliance having a camera and camera window may include a shutter puck slidably disposed in a slot in which the camera window may be disposed. The puck may have a wiper pad that is capable of cleaning the camera window as... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20100309360 - Electronic camera for producing quickview images: An electronic camera according to the present invention includes: an image pickup part for picking up a subject image to produce image data; a processing part for processing the image data outputted from the image pickup part to produce a quickview image for monitor display and also produce image data... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100309361 - Display control apparatus, method of controlling display apparatus, and storage medium: A display control apparatus comprises a display unit configured to display a captured image; an acquisition unit configured to acquire image captured direction information indicating a direction in which the image was captured; a conversion unit configured to convert a shape of the image in accordance with the image captured... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100309362 - Lens apparatus and control method for the same: A lens control unit transmits the pattern of openings and non-openings of an aperture plate as a pattern image to a digital single-lens reflex camera when an aperture plate driving mechanism places the aperture plate at a specified position on an optical path in accordance with an external instruction.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100309363 - Imaging body and imaging device having the same: An imaging body (1) includes: an attachment/detachment portion (2) to which an imaging optical system (12) is detachably attached; an imaging element (3); and a conversion optical system (4). The conversion optical system (4) is constituted by front side lens systems (4a, 4b) and a rear side lens system (4c).... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100309364 - Continuous autofocus mechanisms for image capturing devices: At least certain embodiments described herein provide a continuous autofocus mechanism for an image capturing device. The continuous autofocus mechanism can perform an autofocus scan for a lens of the image capturing device and obtain focus scores associated with the autofocus scan. The continuous autofocus mechanism can determine an acceptable... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100309365 - Image pickup apparatus having improved contrast autofocus accuracy: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device that includes a plurality of focus detection pixels, a phase difference detection type of a first focus detector, a contrast detection type of a second focus detector, and a controller. The controller is configured to allow the second focus detector to... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100309367 - Imaging lens and imaging device using the same: The present invention provides an imaging lens composed of four lenses that can be made compact (downsized, thinned), allows a reduction in cost and is compatible with a high pixel imaging element having a megapixel or more incorporated in a small mobile product such as a mobile phone. The imaging... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100309366 - Integrated pwm slope control driving mechanism for gradually delivering energy to a capacitive load: An apparatus, system and method for controlling drive patterns is disclosed. A digital engine for controlling drive patterns may include a profile controller to program characteristics of one or more drive patterns for one or more piezoelectric actuators. The digital engine may further include a register array to store profile... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100309368 - Wafer-level lens module and image pickup module including the same: Provided are a wafer-level lens module and an image pickup module including the same. The wafer lens module includes a plurality wafer-scale lenses. At least one of the plurality of wafer-scale lenses, such as a wafer-scale lens positioned toward an object side, includes a substrate and a glass lens element... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100309369 - Electronic device flash shutter: An electronic device may have a camera module for acquiring still and video digital images of a subject. A light source such as a light-emitting diode may serve as a flash for the camera module. A shutter may be mounted above the light-emitting diode. When the light-emitting diode is not... Agent: Treyz Law Group
20100309370 - Information processing apparatus provided with input system utilizing stroboscope: A stroboscope is utilized as an input device of a golf game system (10), for example. The golf game system includes a game machine (12) as an information processing apparatus and a golf-club-shaped input device (14), and within a housing of the game machine, an imaging unit (28) is housed,... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)
20100309371 - Method and system for integrated video noise reduction and de-interlacing: A video processing system may include a shared memory, a motion compensated temporal filter (MCTF) and a motion compensated or motion adaptive de-interlacer. The MCTF and/or the de-interlacer may read noise reduced pixel data from the shared memory. The MCTF may estimate motion and/or motion vectors between fields, may determine... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100309372 - Method and system for motion compensated video de-interlacing: In a video processing system, a motion compensated de-interlacer (MCDI) may read four consecutive fields of interlaced pixel data that may comprise video and/or film content. The MCDI may convert a current field of interlaced pixel data to a de-interlaced frame of pixel data. Motion may be estimated between two... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100309373 - Processing high definition video data: Video data is processed. A first high definition program stream is received that includes a first high definition video stream component. A first standard definition program stream is derived from the high definition program stream. A second standard definition is received having been derived from the first standard definition program... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100309374 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof where different sounds are output depending upon characteristics of display images. The display device includes a display unit having a plurality of pixels, a signal controller, and a sound controller. The display unit displays images by selectively activating pixels from among the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20100309375 - Independent management of individual elements of a graphical display: A method of managing a graphical display incorporating individual graphical elements is presented. In the method, a data set is created for each of the graphical elements, wherein each of the data sets describes a graphical feature of the associated graphical element. A separate function is associated with each of... Agent: Setter Roche LLP
20100309376 - Multimedia presenting system, multimedia processing apparatus thereof, and method for presenting video and audio signals: A multimedia presenting system includes a display apparatus, a sound apparatus, and a multimedia processing unit. The multimedia processing unit includes a processor, a factor generator, and a mixer. The display apparatus displays video signals. The sound apparatus broadcasts audio signals. The processor processes a first video signal related to... Agent: Adli Law Group P.C.
20100309377 - Consolidating prior temporally-matched frames in 3d-based video denoising: In one system embodiment, an overlapped block processing module configured to provide three-dimensional (3D) denoising of plural frames corresponding to a raw video sequence; and a frame alignment module configured to represent the raw video sequence with motion compensated frames corresponding to the raw video sequence, the motion compensated frames... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309378 - Method and system for motion compensated noise level detection and measurement: Two consecutive interlaced video pictures of the same polarity or two consecutive progressive video pictures are read by a video processing system. The video pictures may comprise a current picture and a noise reduced reference picture. Motion and/or motion vectors may be estimated between the current and reference pictures by... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100309379 - Efficient spatial and temporal transform-based video preprocessing: In one method embodiment, receiving a first temporal sequence of video frames, the first temporal sequence corrupted with noise; frame matching the video frames according to a first stage of processing; denoising the matched frames according to a second stage of processing, the second stage of processing commencing responsive to... Agent: Merchant & Gould Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20100309380 - Method and apparatus for providing and reducing dynamic chroma copy protection effects by modifying luminance copy protection signals: Chroma copy protection signals are provided or synthesized for component or composite video signals by modifying one or more luminance copy protection signal. The system takes advantage of the characteristics of component video signals, wherein the luminance signal (channel) generally is subject to automatic gain control while the chrominance signal... Agent: Patent Department Rovi Corporation
20100309381 - Image processing apparatus, image display apparatus and image display system: Disclosed herein is a video-image processing apparatus including: a video-image processing section configured to execute output control on video-image streams each including unitary video images appearing along the time axis so as to output every unitary video image pertaining to each of the video-image streams repeatedly a plurality of times... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100309382 - Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, transmission method, reception method and programs therefor: [Solving Means] A switch unit (32a) of a transmission apparatus selects one of a plurality of pieces of video data supplied from a storage apparatus (42) in accordance with video data designated by a transmission data control unit (32i) and supplies it to an IF unit (32b). The IF unit... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100309384 - Data processing apparatus and method: A receiver for detecting and recovering data from Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols. The OFDM symbols include within a repeating time frame a signalling OFDM symbol and one or more data bearing OFDM symbols, the signalling OFDM symbol including a pre-amble guard interval and a post-amble guard interval, the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100309383 - Reception device, integrated circuit, digital television receiver, reception method, and reception program: An orthogonal transform subunit 14 separates a reception signal into carriers on a per-symbol basis. In a channel characteristics estimation subunit 15, (i) an SP channel characteristics estimation part 20 calculates channel characteristics at carriers to which SPs are allocated, by using signals output from the orthogonal transform subunit 14,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100309385 - Digital intermediate frequency demodulator: The invention discloses a digital IF demodulator for processing a digital IF signal converted from a radio frequency (RF) signal, including an NCO, a down conversion circuit, a PIF carrier recovery circuit and a video baseband demodulator. The NCO outputs a sine value and a cosine value. The down conversion... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100309387 - Non-real time services: In certain embodiments, a digital television receiver method for receiving non-real time (NRT) content involves receiving a transport stream containing an Internet Protocol (IP) stream of packets containing non-real time content, NRT service metadata and NRT content metadata; a demultiplexer that demultiplexes the IP stream of packets to produce: NRT... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20100309386 - Tuner comprising an if filter with a controllable damping stage and receiver comprising a respective tuner: The tuner comprises an RF input for receiving a high frequency signal, a downconverter including a mixer for downconverting the high frequency signal, an IF filter coupled to an output of the mixer, an SAW filter coupled to an output of the IF filter and a gain-controlled IF amplifier coupled... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100309388 - Method for performing channel scan within a multi-channel broadcasting program receiver, and associated multi-channel broadcasting program receiver: A method for performing channel scan within a multi-channel broadcasting program receiver includes: calculating a plurality of frequency representatives of intermediate frequency (IF) signals of one or more received multi-channel broadcasting program signals within a specific band of a plurality of bands; and locating a video IF signal out of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100309389 - Smart remote control: A remote control unit for an entertainment system comprising a television or other display device, and a plurality of peripheral devices connected to the televisions. The remote control unit is adapted to send and receive information signals to and from the television and to the peripheral devices to control the... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20100309390 - Multimedia projection management: System and methods for outputting coordinated audio and video presentations are provided. The system includes a plurality of speakers and a display device capable of providing a plurality of projection images. Sound generated by the plurality of speakers is coordinated with the plurality of projection images. The coordination process may... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100309391 - Multi-source projection-type display: A display device capable of displaying a plurality of projection images is provided. The display device includes a light source within a base and a plurality of projection outputs. Each projection output comprises an optical modulation device and a projection lens system. The light source includes a switch and a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100309393 - Illuminating device, display device, and television receiver: An illuminating device (3) provided with a plurality of hot cathode fluorescent tubes (discharge tubes) (20a to 20f) includes: sockets (21a to 21f) to be connected electrically to respective electrode portions (20A) of the plurality of the hot cathode fluorescent tubes (20a to 20f); and a wiring member (22) that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100309392 - System and method for integrated timing control for an lcd display panel: A method of displaying an image. The method includes acts of receiving pixel data and pixel timing and control signals corresponding to the image, and formatting the pixel data based on a selected communication standard and a transmitter bit rate that corresponds to a number of pixel data bits to... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP Z2002
20100309394 - Display device and drive method for the same: At least one embodiment of the present invention aims to provide a display device capable of compensating for a change of a liquid crystal capacitance value for an electro-optic element such as a liquid crystal in accordance with a change of an application voltage to the electro-optic element, without incorporating... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100309395 - Frame unit for video display devices, and video display device: A frame unit for a video display device includes a frame and a polarizer. The frame has a frame body and a plurality of mutually facing legs. The frame body is disposed around a light emitting unit and the legs extend from the frame body and are fitted along side... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100302342 - Audio and video messaging device: An audio and video messaging device is composed of a shell, a control unit, a memory unit, a plurality of push buttons, a camera, a screen, a microphone, and a speaker. The control unit is mounted inside the shell. The memory unit is mounted inside the shell and electrically connected... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100302344 - Establishing eye contact in video conferencing: A video-conferencing system includes a display panel configured to form a display image for viewing by a local video conferencer, a camera configured to acquire a facial image of the local video conferencer and having an aperture oriented toward the display panel, and an array of partly reflective facets aligned... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100302345 - System and method for extending communications between participants in a conferencing environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving data associated with a local endpoint that is configured to participate in a video conference. The local endpoint can be configured to detect a signal generated by a local end user device and to relay the signal to a... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco
20100302343 - Videoconferencing terminal and method of operation thereof to maintain eye contact: The disclosure provides apparatuses for videoconferencing and a method of operation thereof. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes: (1) a flat panel display including a substrate and a first two-dimensional array of electronic light sources fabricated along the substrate such that a second two-dimensional array of substantially transparent regions of... Agent: Hitt Gaines, PC Alcatel-lucent
20100302346 - System for processing and synchronizing large scale video conferencing and document sharing: A method to provide video conferencing includes generating at a client a high quality video stream and a low quality video stream; receiving at a server a plurality of high quality and low quality video streams from a plurality of clients; and sending from the server to each client one... Agent: Tran & Associates
20100302347 - Image pickup apparatus, electronic device, panoramic image recording method, and program: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit for picking up an image of a subject and generating a plurality of pickup images, an orientation obtaining unit for setting an image pickup position at a time of picking up one pickup image among the plurality of generated pickup images... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302348 - Vtv system: The following patent relates to an overall hardware configuration that produces an enhanced spatial television-like viewing experience. Unlike normal television, with this system the viewer is able to control both the viewing direction and relative position of the viewer with respect to the movie action. In addition to a specific... Agent: Moore Landrey
20100302349 - Three dimensional display: A three dimensional display includes a display panel and a view-scanning layer. The display panel is used to display many display images quickly. The view-scanning layer is disposed on the display panel and receives the display images. The view-scanning layer has many light refracting modulation regions. Each of the light... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100302350 - Method of defining stereoscopic depth: A method for efficiently manipulating 3D scenes recorded by a virtual camera using a computer system comprised of projectors, graphics accelerators, one or more CPUs, instances of 3D rendering software, and a MIDI interface, includes receiving from the MIDI controller camera parameters, defining left camera and right camera parameters based... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP
20100302351 - Stereoscopic display and stereoscopic display method: A display device includes a two-dimensional display section configured to display parallax images for stereoscopic display, a variable parallax barrier configured to form a plurality of different barrier patterns, each barrier pattern having light transmitting portions and light blocking portions, and at least one timing controller for controlling a first... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100302352 - Video data signal, system and method for controlling shutter glasses: A signal, method, system and computer program product is based on displaying at least two markers embedded within each frame of the video content. One of the at least two markers is displayed in a first half of each video frame and a second of the at least two markers... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20100302353 - Method for displaying a three-dimensional image and display apparatus for performing the method: A method for displaying a three-dimensional (“3D”) image, wherein the method includes; sequentially displaying a left frame image corresponding to a left eye and a right frame image corresponding to a right eye on a display panel, blocking a light provided to a display block of the display panel when... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20100302354 - Stereoscopic image display device: This document discusses a stereoscopic image display device. In the stereoscopic image display device, a display device displays first image data during an Nth (where N is a positive integer) frame period and displays second image data during an (N+1)th frame period. A polarization conversion device converts light which is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302355 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus and changeover method: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes an image receiving device for retrieving right and left eye images of plural stereo pairs obtained stereoscopically from a storage medium by one pair. A parallax checking device determines parallax information of parallax of a common principal object present in each of the right... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302356 - Method and arrangement for presenting information in a visual form: The invention relates to a method and arrangement for extending viewing capability of a user who is looking through a transparent sheet. The transparent sheet can be, for example, a lens of goggles, an eye shield of a breathing mask, a visor of a helmet, or a windscreen of a... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100302358 - Automated assessment of skin lesions using image library: An automated skin lesion assessment system may automatically assess a suspect skin lesion. An electronic image library may contain diagnosed skin lesion image data representative of images of a plurality of diagnosed skin lesions and, for each, a diagnosis of the skin lesion. An image capture system may capture an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100302357 - Gesture-based remote control system: A gesture-based remote control system includes a camera module (300), an image recognition module (100), a wireless transmitter (400), and a main-controlling electronic appliance (200). The image recognition module (100) is electrically connected to the camera module (300). The wireless transmitter (400) is electrically connected to the image recognition module... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100302359 - Unmanned aerial vehicle communication: Systems for improving unmanned aerial vehicle communication are presented. In a primary embodiment, a UAV transmits an encoded stream of video frames at a first bit-rate over a wireless air interface to a remote control station. The remote control station decodes and displays the video frames for a human user.... Agent: Honeywell/s&s Patent Services
20100302360 - Defect correcting method and defect correcting device for an electronic circuit pattern: Provided is a defect correcting device for an electronic circuit pattern, which is capable of making a defect seed obvious, and normalizing a pixel or forming a pixel into a semi-black spot. A defect correcting device for an electronic circuit pattern includes: an imaging unit for irradiating a defective portion... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100302362 - Method and device for detecting whether a vehicle has exceeded a speed limit: A method for detecting if a vehicle has exceeded a speed limit captures a vehicle feature characterizing a vehicle entering a monitoring section at a first time. A first coding value to be assigned to the vehicle feature is determined by one-way encryption. The vehicle feature of a vehicle leaving... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100302363 - Shade analysis device: A shade analysis device includes an accelerometer providing samples that represent an elevation defined by a sighting reference, an electronic compass providing samples that represent an azimuth heading defined by the sighting reference, and a processor under the control of a program included in the shade analysis device, acquiring an... Agent: Willard S. Macdonald
20100302361 - Sign recognition device: A sign recognition device includes a sign effective range data recording unit for prestoring effective range conditions shown by a sign and an auxiliary sign, a sign recognition unit for recognizing a sign and an auxiliary sign by using a captured image of a roadway in front of a vehicle,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302364 - Three dimensional shape measurement apparatus and method: A three dimensional shape measurement apparatus includes m projecting sections, each of which includes a light source and a grating element, and, while moving the grating element by n times, projects a grating pattern light onto a measurement target for each movement, wherein the ‘n’ and the ‘m’ are natural... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20100302366 - Calibration method and calibration device: The calibration device 1 is set up in a machine tool 50 and provides: a image capture subject material 10 having a calibration pattern 14 that includes one feature point and being attached to the spindle 55, two-dimensional coordinate calculation parts 22, 23 that calculate the two-dimensional coordinates of feature... Agent: Smith Patent Office
20100302365 - Depth image noise reduction: A depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. The depth image may then be analyzed to determine whether the depth image includes noise. For example, the depth image may include one or more holes having one or more empty pixels or pixels without... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20100302367 - Intelligent surveillance system and method for the same: An intelligent surveillance system and method for the same uses an image sensor (10) to fetch an original image and adjust the original image to obtain an adjusted image. An adjusted motion image is detected in the adjusted image. According to the location information of the adjusted motion image, an... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100302368 - Automobile camera module and method to indicate moving guide line: The present invention relates to a camera module and a method to indicate a moving guide line using the same. The camera module includes a memory for storing guide line images for vehicle traveling traces divided according to a steering angle of the vehicle's handle; an image sensor for photographing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100302370 - Method for examining shooting direction of camera apparatus, device thereof and structure for installing sensor: In a test method in which an image photographed by a camera apparatus 1 attached to a body of a vehicle is displayed on a display device 17 and an examiner examines compliance or non-compliance of the shooting direction of the camera apparatus 1 by comparing the position of a... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20100302369 - Security system with satellite surveillance units: A security system suitable for surveying remote installations or sites containing obstacles is provided. The security system may also be well suited for surveying large areas or focusing in on certain spots in an area to be surveyed. The security system may comprise one or more satellite surveillance units (also... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100302371 - Vehicle tailgating detection system: Vehicle tailgating detection system comprising an unmarked police vehicle having a back end, a camera, still or video, installed on the police vehicle facing rearwards for acquiring and recording visual identification information about the tailgating vehicle during the tailgating incident, and a proximity sensor installed on the police vehicle to... Agent: Larry F. Gitlin, Esq. Rapkin Gitlin & Beaumont
20100302373 - Camouflaged surveillance devices: Apparatus and systems suitable for discreet surveillance of a remote site or installation are provided. The security system may comprise one or more surveillance units and a main server unit. To facilitate discreet surveillance, the surveillance units may comprise one or more surveillance devices camouflaged by objects or utilities commonly... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100302372 - Concealments for components of a covert video surveillance system: A concealment (10) for equipment (E) including, among other things, imaging devices, audio equipment, and sensors. The concealment, which hides the equipment and prevents its detection by others comprises a frame (12) which, when assembled, forms the outline of a naturally occurring or manmade object (O). A covering (22) fits... Agent: Polster, Lieder, Woodruff & Lucchesi, L.c.
20100302374 - Authentication device and authentication server: The proposed authentication device includes: a reading unit for reading a card ID of a card inserted in the device; a photographing unit for photographing the entirety of the card from the front; an device information transmission unit for transmitting an device ID and the read card ID to an... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100302375 - Inspection system, mobile terminal, inspection method and recording medium: An inspection method of allowing a mobile terminal to execute: a step of displaying inspection information and drawing information based on an inspection sheet containing inspection information on an inspection object and inspection content and drawing information on the inspection information; a step of selecting a desired inspection object from... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100302376 - System and method for high-quality real-time foreground/background separation in tele-conferencing using self-registered color/infrared input images and closed-form natural image matting techniques: An apparatus and method is provided for near real-time, bi-layer segmentation of foreground and background portions of an image using the color and infrared images of the image. The method includes illuminating an object with infrared and visible light to produce infrared and color images of the object. An infrared... Agent: Ulmer & Berne, LLP Attn: Diane Bell
20100302377 - Image sensor, apparatus and method for detecting movement direction of object: An image sensor includes a base, at least a plurality of first sensing elements and second sensing elements formed on the base. The first sensing elements and the second sensing elements are arranged in an alternate fashion. The first sensing elements cooperatively form a first noncontinuous planar sensing surface facing... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100302378 - Tracking system calibration using object position and orientation: To calibrate a tracking system, a computing device receives positional data of a tracked object from an optical sensor as the object is pointed approximately toward the optical sensor. The computing device computes a first angle of the object with respect to an optical axis of the optical sensor using... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100302379 - Method for testing camera function of electronic device: A method is provided for testing a camera function of an electronic device. The electronic device communicates with a testing device. The method comprises the following steps. Parameters are configured by a parameter module of the electronic device. A camera of the electronic device takes pictures according to the configured... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100302381 - Electronic camera system, electronic camera, cradle, image storage apparatus, and program: An electronic camera system has an electronic camera and a cradle. The electronic camera includes an image pickup section that photoelectrically converts a subject image to generate image data, a first recording section that records image data, a first connecting terminal used for transmission/reception of data to/from an outside of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100302380 - Methods and systems for managing image capturing devices: A method of selecting an image capturing device in communication with an information handling system (IHS) is disclosed wherein the method includes executing an imaging software application and loading first data corresponding to an image capturing device compatible with the imaging software application, wherein the image capturing device is in... Agent: Garrana Tran LLP
20100302382 - Image data processing apparatus, and recording medium on which an image data processing program is recorded: The present invention provides an image data processing apparatus that is capable of selecting and processing particular images from among a large number of images, based on the user's actions relating to the images. An MFP 4 acquires a file information list from an imaging apparatus 2 (S3), acquires a... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100302388 - Camera unit and multimedia information appliance including camera unit: A camera unit includes an image sensor, an image signal processor, an application processor and a frame memory. The image sensor receives an optical signal from a lens unit and converts it into an electrical signal. The image signal processor converts the electrical signal into an image signal, and includes... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20100302385 - Angular velocity sensor, amplification circuit of angular velocity signal, electronic apparatus, shake correction apparatus, amplification method of angular velocity signal, and shake correction method: An angular velocity sensor includes a sensor device and an amplification circuit. The sensor device generates a detection signal corresponding to an angular velocity. The amplification circuit generates both a first output signal by non-inverting amplifying the detection signal with a first gain and a second output signal by inverting-amplifying... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302386 - Composite low frequency cutoff filter and imaging apparatus using the same: An imaging apparatus includes a composite low frequency cutoff filter. The composite low frequency cutoff filter includes a first low frequency cutoff filter, a second low frequency cutoff filter, and an adder-subtractor. The second low frequency cutoff filter receives an output of the first low frequency cutoff filter. The adder-subtractor... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center
20100302384 - Image processing device, image processing method and image processing program: The image processing device for generating a color image from a color mosaic image obtained with a single chip type imaging element includes: a camera motion detection module (40) which generates a motion correction value for motion between an object and an imaging element (5) from the pixel position of... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20100302383 - Image processing method and apparatus thereof: An image processing apparatus and method is disclosed that is applied for image stabilization. The method comprises the following steps of: At least two images are captured by the image capture module. A sharpest image and a sharper image are selected from the at least two images. At least a... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.
20100302387 - Optical apparatus with unit for correcting blur of captured image caused by displacement of optical apparatus in optical-axis direction: A focus range is determined on the basis of an object distance, focal distance, and aperture value, after an autofocus operation. When SW2 is operated, an exposure is performed only during a period that a displacement of a blur in an optical-axis direction is within the focus range. If an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100302391 - Head-separated camera device and control method thereof: According to one embodiment, a camera control unit outputs serial data containing information for specifying a predetermined control target device to be controlled from among plural control target devices comprised in a camera head. The camera head identifies the control target device specified by the received serial data, and supplies... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100302389 - Presentation device: A document presentation device 10 includes a video signal controller 50 adapted to output a video signal of a video image for display on a display unit 40; and a remote controller RC. The video signal controller 50 includes a video signal processing unit 60 for creating a live video... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100302390 - Presentation device: A document presentation device 10 includes a video signal controller 50 adapted to output a video signal of a video image for display on a display unit 40; and a remote controller RC. The video signal controller 50 includes a video signal processing unit 60 for creating a live video... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100302392 - Presentation device: A document presentation device 10 includes a video signal controller 50 adapted to output a video signal of a video image for display on a display unit 40; and a remote controller RC. The video signal controller 50 includes a video signal processing unit 60 for creating a live video... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20100302396 - Axicon lens array: An optical lens array for imaging and illumination applications is provided. The lens array comprises a first axicon at a first end of the array, a second axicon positioned distally from the first axicon along an optical axis and a third axicon positioned distally from the second axicon along the... Agent: Michael N. Haynes
20100302394 - Blinked eye artifact removal for a digital imaging device: A method for removing a blinked eye artifact from an image captured by a digital imaging device includes storing multiple images of a subject captured during a burst shot mode of a digital imaging device. The method also includes identifying a presence of a blinked eye artifact on a selected... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100302398 - Digital camera dust error photographed image correction: Provided are an apparatus of and method for correcting dust spot position in which a position of a dust spot is detected from an image and corrected in a digital image processing apparatus. The dust spot position correcting apparatus of the digital image processing apparatus includes: a dust sensor sensing... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100302395 - Environment and/or target segmentation: A depth image of a scene may be observed or captured by a capture device. The depth image may include a human target and an environment. One or more pixels of the depth image may be analyzed to determine whether the pixels in the depth image are associated with the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20100302403 - Generating images with different fields of view: According to one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a camera and an image processor. The camera receives light reflected from a scene and generates image data from the light, where the image data represents the scene. The image processor receives the image data and generates a first image signal according to... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100302399 - High linear dynamic range imaging: A method for digital processing comprises receiving a first set of image data corresponding to a first time and a second set of image data corresponding to a different time. Intensity values for each of a first pixel and second pixel are extracted from each of the first and second... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100302401 - Image audio processing apparatus and image sensing apparatus: An image audio processing portion includes an image analysis portion for analyzing an input image, a directivity control portion for controlling a directivity of an input audio signal based on a result of analysis by the image analysis portion so as to generate an output audio signal, and a display... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20100302402 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a straight edge detection section that detects a straight edge of an object in at least one of first and second original images obtained by capturing the identical object from two different viewpoints; a first morphing processing section that performs a first morphing process, which... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302405 - Image sensing apparatus and image processing method: An image sensing apparatus includes: an image sensing device for sensing light representing a subject image; a first component extractor for extracting a first component having a predetermined frequency out of a photographic image obtained by the image sensing device; a second component extractor for extracting a second component having... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20100302404 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit for controlling a color gamut conversion method that converts a color gamut of content data into a desired color gamut in accordance with the use of the content data; and a color gamut conversion unit for performing the color gamut conversion with... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100302397 - Motion image data generator, system using motion image data, and methods thereof: The present invention discloses a motion image data generator, a system using motion image data, and methods relating to the generator and the system. The motion image data generator comprises: a photo sensor for capturing an image and converting it to digital image data; and a motion detection and processing... Agent: Tung & Associates
20100302393 - Self-portrait assistance in image capturing devices: A method may include determining whether an image area of an image capture device includes an image associated with a user/owner of the image capture device. Self-portrait optimization processing is performed when the image area includes an image associated with a user/owner. An image is captured based on the self-portrait... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP
20100302400 - Specific color detection applicator: A specific color detection circuit shows an RGB input pixel and an RGB color signal to be detected in a three-dimensional coordinate, calculates a first distance from an origin to a foot of a perpendicular drawn from the coordinate of the RGB input pixel to a straight line connecting the... Agent: Factor & Lake, Ltd
20100302406 - Method for compensating image data: A method for compensating image data is adapted for an image sensor. The image sensor has a plurality of photo sensors arranged in an effective region and an optical black region. The method for compensating image data includes a plurality of monochromatic light representative values Si corresponding to pixel positions... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100302407 - Image sensor with sensitivity control and sensitivity based wide dynamic range: In one embodiment, a method for sensing an image of a scene includes receiving incident light at a image sensing device including an array of at least two regions of pixel elements, providing one or more control parameters where each of the control parameters modifies the sensitivity of the pixel... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20100302410 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus having a shooting optical system and an image sensor includes an image data producer producing image data; an imaging controller repeatedly outputting one picture unit of image data produced in a predetermined shooting time duration by the image data producer; an image data recorder recording the outputted... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100302408 - Imaging device, display control device, image display system and imaging system: Provided are an imaging device, a display control device, an image display system and an imaging system which are capable of recording images having various aspect ratios and of realizing an easily viewable and convenient thumbnail display. The imaging device includes: an imaging optical system; an imaging sensor for receiving... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100302409 - Systems and methods for previewing newly captured image content and reviewing previously stored image content: Systems and methods for previewing newly captured image content and reviewing previously stored image content using an electronic device are provided. The previously stored image content may include an individual distinct image or at least two consecutive video frame images.... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100302411 - Digital camera: A digital camera of the present invention includes a microcomputer 110 having a live view mode controlling so that image data generated by a CMOS sensor 130 or image data obtained by subjecting the image data generated by the CMOS sensor 130 to predetermined processing is displayed on a liquid... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100302414 - Apparatus and method of processing substrate containing mark and method of manufacturing device: An apparatus which processes a substrate including a mark to be detected for positioning the substrate, comprises an illuminator configured to illuminate the mark, the illuminator including a shutter which opens and closes an optical path thereof, an image pickup device configured to pick up an image of the mark... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100302413 - Filter circuit, image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and computer program: A filter circuit includes: a first weight-coefficient calculating unit calculating first weight coefficients concerning pixel levels in a first pixel and second pixels surrounding the first pixel; a first weight-coefficient adjusting unit replacing, when the first weight coefficients of a pair of the second pixels symmetrically arranged across the first... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100302412 - Imaging apparatus and electronic device: An imaging apparatus includes an aberration control optical system having an aberration control function to intentionally generate an aberration and an imaging device; and an image processing device which forms a first image into a highly accurate final image. An aberration control optical system makes the PSF to cover two... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20100302415 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: An imaging area includes an effective pixel section and an optical black section. Pixel signals read out from the imaging area, onto a plurality of vertical signal lines, are converted by an AD conversion circuit. The converted pixel signals are sequentially input to a signal processing circuit for computing processing.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302416 - Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a first interpolating portion calculating a first interpolation value for a pixel value of a pixel of interest using pixel values of the pixel of interest and pixels neighboring the pixel of interest; a second interpolating portion detecting the direction of a smallest jump amount... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100302417 - Solid-state image pickup device manufacturing method thereof, electronic apparatus: A solid-state image pickup device includes photoelectric conversion parts formed on an image pickup surface of a substrate, where each photoelectric conversion part generates a signal charge by receiving incident light on a light reception surface thereof, and color filters formed on an image-pickup surface of the substrate, where each... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100302418 - Four-channel color filter array interpolation: A method of forming a full-color output image from a color filter array image having a plurality of color pixels having at least two different color responses and panchromatic pixels, comprising capturing a color filter array image using an image sensor including panchromatic pixels and color pixels having at least... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Eastman Kodak Company
20100302419 - Image sensor with photosensitive thin film transistors and dark current compensation: An image sensor array includes image sensors having photo TFTs to generate photocurrent in response to received images. The photo TFTs each have their respective gate electrodes and source electrodes independently biased to reduce the effects of dark current. Storage capacitors are coupled to each photo TFT and discharged upon... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20100302420 - Method and apparatus for reducing the visual discomfort of the illumination generated by imaging scanners: A method and apparatus for reducing the visual discomfort of the illumination generated by imaging scanners. The method includes (1) turning on a driving current for a illumination source during each of a series of exposure periods to provide illumination directed toward a target object; (2) capturing an image from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20100302421 - Solid-state imaging device: According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging sensor includes an imaging area, a vertical selector circuit, a pulse selector circuit and a timing generator circuit. The vertical selector circuit is provided with one row address comparator circuit corresponding to each of pixel rows. The row address comparator circuit is supplied... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302422 - Solid-state imaging device, camera, and driving method for solid-state imaging device: A high image quality solid-state imaging device that reduces horizontal noise is provided. An embodiment of the solid-state imaging device of the present invention is a solid-state imaging device which reads a pixel signal from each of unit pixels selected on a row basis, including amplifying transistors each of which... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100302423 - Four-channel color filter array pattern: An image sensor for capturing a color image comprising a two dimensional array of light-sensitive pixels including panchromatic pixels and color pixels having at least two different color responses, the pixels being arranged in a repeating pattern having a square minimal repeating unit having at least three rows and three... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20100302425 - Linear distributed pixel differential amplifier having mirrored inputs: A pixel circuit that partially incorporates an associated column amplifier into the pixel circuitry. By incorporating part of a mirrored amplifier into the pixel, noise from the pixel is reduced.... Agent: Thomas J. D'amico Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP
20100302426 - Pixel sensor with voltage compensator: A photodetecting circuit is disclosed. The photodetecting circuit includes a photodetector, a storage node with first and second node terminals, a transfer transistor disposed intermediate the first node terminal of the storage node and the photodetector for electrically connecting the first node terminal and the photodetector upon receiving a transfer... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100302424 - Solid-state image sensor: A solid-state image sensor includes a semiconductor layer having a first conductive type, diffusion layers which are arranged in the semiconductor layer, each having a second conductive type, and each includes a pixel, a pixel transistor disposed on the semiconductor layer, and an insulating layer which is disposed under the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100302427 - Ccd image sensors having multiple lateral overflow drain regions for a horizontal shift register: A charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor includes a layer of a semiconductor material having a first conductivity type. A horizontal CCD channel region of a second conductivity type is disposed in the layer of the semiconductor material. The horizontal CCD channel region includes multiple phases that are used to shift... Agent: Pedro P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20100302428 - Imaging device: An imaging device of the present invention comprises an imaging section for forming a subject image and outputting image data, a movement detection section for detecting movement of the imaging device, a common range determination section for determining a common range, based on detection results from the movement detection section,... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20100302429 - Image processing apparatus and control method for image processing apparatus: An image analysis unit analyses information appended to an image and calculates the image capture time for each of the images. A time difference calculating unit calculates the image capture time difference between images arranged by an image managing unit by referring to the image capture time for each of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100302430 - Image capturing apparatus and control program for the same: An image capturing apparatus includes a setting unit for enabling a user to set control values, a display unit for displaying the control values, an obtaining unit for obtaining an aperture value of a lens unit based on luminous information of an object image and the control values set by... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100302431 - Imaging lens and image pickup apparatus: Disclosed is an imaging lens capable of improving weatherability, reducing performance degradation, and obtaining an optical performance excellent across a wide wavelength region from the visible wavelength region to the near-infrared wavelength region. An imaging lens for forming an image of visible and near-infrared light includes, in order from the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302432 - Focus detection apparatus, image pickup device, and electronic camera: A focus detection apparatus includes first-type and second-type pixels and an image-formation-state detector. Each first-type pixel includes a photoelectric converter that receives light from an image-pickup optical system and first and second optical members arranged on an optical path from the optical system to the photoelectric converter and having different... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP
20100302433 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image sensor comprising a plurality of pixels at least part of which form a plurality of focus detection pixel pairs, each receiving light rays passing through different pupil areas of an image forming optical system; a detection unit configured to detect a defocus amount,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100302434 - Optical apparatus: An optical apparatus is disclosed which achieves high focusing accuracy and favorable responsiveness in AF control. The apparatus includes a signal generator which extracts signals in a plurality of frequency bands from an output from an image-pickup part and generates focus signals from the extracted signals, and a controller which... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100302435 - Pivoting structure coupled to a rotatable housing structure: Disclosed are pivoting structures and methods of pivoting structure. The pivoting structures can include a movable shutter plate including an aperture, pivotally fastened to a supporting plate by the pivot pin, and having a slot that receives a slot pin of a rotator, the movable shutter configured to move across... Agent: Motorola Inc
20100302436 - Webcam-type camera designed for mounting on a screen: The invention relates to a camera designed to be mounted on a screen, including an attachment segment (1) and a shooting segment (3), movable in relation to said attachment segment (1). According to the invention, the shooting segment (3) is movable in relation to the attachment segment so as to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100302437 - Solid-state imaging unit, imaging apparatus, and method of fixing solid-state imaging device: A CCD unit includes a CCD, a flexible board, and a CCD plate. The CCD plate is arranged on the rear side of the CCD so as not to contact the CCD, with the flexible board arranged between the CCD and the CCD plate. The CCD plate is adhered to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302438 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a motion estimation module, a redundant frame determination module and an interpolation frame generation module. The motion estimation module calculates motion vectors for respective pixel blocks in each frame in moving image data by estimating motion between frames in the moving... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100302439 - System and method for color gamut mapping: Methods and systems are described for conducting gamut mapping of color video signals from a first color gamut associated with video source to a second color gamut associated with a receiving display device.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20100302440 - Determination of optimal diameters for nanowires: Methods of optimizing the diameters of nanowire photodiode light sensors. The method includes comparing the response of nanowire photodiode pixels having predetermined diameters with standard spectral response curves and determining the difference between the spectral response of the photodiode pixels and the standard spectral response curves. Also included are nanowire... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100302441 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes: a transformation unit configured to perform an image data transformation processing to transform a shape of image data; a first determination unit configured to determine an output position of audio data in association with the image data based on transformation... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100302442 - Information presentation apparatus and information presentation method: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an information presentation apparatus including: video/audio signal input terminals to be connected to video/audio signal output terminals of a signal output apparatus; a receiving section that receives an apparatus information transmitted from a remote controller, the apparatus information being... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100302443 - Method of constructing information on associate meanings between segments of multimedia stream and method of browsing video using the same: Disclosed are a method of constructing information on associate meanings between segments of a multimedia stream, which can describe the cause/effect or abstract/detail relationship between segments of the video streams to efficiently browse the video stream and a method of browsing a video using the same. The present invention defines... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100302444 - Image display apparatus and operating method thereof: A method of operating an image display apparatus includes generating a thumbnail image based on an input signal, detecting an error in the thumbnail image, and displaying the thumbnail image if no error is detected in the thumbnail image.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100302445 - Information display device, information display method, and information display program product: An information display device includes a video display section displaying video information, an audio information acquisition section acquiring audio information synchronized with the video information, a color determination section determining a color in response to a volume of the audio information acquired by the audio information acquisition section, and a... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100302446 - Video superposition for continuous presence: Techniques are described herein for combining video frames of two or more real-time video streams into combined video frames of a combined real-time video stream for continuous presence. Video frames of at least two real-time video streams are combined into combined video frames of a combined video stream. The combined... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20100302447 - Image display device: According to the present invention, there is provided an image display device for displaying acquired image information including: an information acquisition section for acquiring image information and information associated with the image information by communication from an external device; an adjustment section for executing image quality adjustment processing in relation... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100302448 - System and method for automatic filter generation using sampled sinc function with windowed smoothing: Methods and systems for processing a plurality of pixels, in a video system, are disclosed. Aspects of the method may comprise acquiring scaling factors associated with a plurality of output pixels and generating filter coefficients during the generation of the output pixels. The filter coefficients may be utilized to filter... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100302449 - Tv image adjusting method and apparatus thereof: A television (TV) image adjusting method includes performing a variance calculation on luminance values of a plurality of pixels adjacent to target pixels of an image frame to generate a weight index; performing a decay function calculation according to the weight index to generate a weight distribution corresponding to the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100302451 - Video signal processing device: A motion vector can be accurately detected in a video signal processing device that performs video signal processing with use of a plurality of processors. The video signal processing device includes motion vector detection units (121a, 121b) that detect motion vectors from an input video signal; a vector memory (122a,... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100302450 - Video signature: A system for creating a video signature, including a video retrieval module to retrieve a video sequence having a plurality of frames, each of the frames including an image, a region definition module to define a plurality of image regions for the image of each of the frames, such that... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20100302452 - Method and apparatus for detecting a transition between video segments: A first transition between a first video segment and a second video segment is detected by a first detector (105). A second transition is detected by a second detector (107). The first and second detectors (105, 107) are different. The outputs of the first and second detectors (105, 107) are... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100302453 - Detection of gradual transitions in video sequences: A technique is disclosed for detecting gradual transitions between frames of a video sequence such as fade and dissolve transitions. For each frame, the intensity values of pixels at corresponding positions within a window of frames including the subject frame are compared, and signs are allocated to the calculated differences.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100302454 - Personal control apparatus and method for sharing information in a collaborative workspace: A method and apparatus for selecting information from a video source to be displayed on at least a first common display screen in a collaborative workspace having a switching device, the method comprising the steps of providing a selectable control interface that includes at least one indicator that can indicate... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20100302455 - Source device selecting apparatus: A source device selecting apparatus includes: a plurality of connecting sections; a candidate device storing section for storing source devices that are connectable to the connecting sections and watching/listening modes of the contents that the respective source devices can reproduce; a selection accepting section that displays a list of the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100302456 - System and method for power management in an electronic device: There is provided a system and method for powering down particular circuits in an electronic device based on the usage habits of the user. An exemplary method comprises collecting usage data for a plurality of device functions of the electronic device, and reducing power consumption by circuitry associated with at... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.
20100302457 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device 12 of the present invention includes a plurality of light sources 17 and a chassis 14 that accommodates the light sources 17. The chassis 14 is constructed of a plate member including a flat bottom plate 14a and outer rims 21 having a folding configuration 31 formed... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20100302458 - Dtv transmitting system and receiving system and method of processing broadcast signal: A DTV transmitting system includes a pre-processor, a block processor, and a trellis encoder. The pre-processor pre-processes enhanced data by expanding the enhanced data at an expansion rate of 1/H. The block processor includes a first converter, a symbol encoder, a symbol interleaver, and a second converter. The first converter... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100302459 - Applying spurious interference rejection to detect incumbent users of television channels: The use of white space devices in unused portions of the television channel spectrum is facilitated by spectrum sensing techniques that combine interference rejection techniques with feature extraction techniques to detect presence or absence of incumbent users in the spectrum.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100302460 - Signal processing device and signal processing method: A signal processing device and signal processing method. A plurality of tuner circuits includes at least one that selectively provides a signal from among a plurality of signal bands potentially in an input signal in response to a control signal having a transition between a first state and a second... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100302461 - Image display device and operation method thereof: An image display device and method may be provided for pairing with a remote control device for transmitting a command to the image display device. Upon power-on, the image display device may be paired with the remote control device. When the image display device is power-on, a guide screen may... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100302462 - Virtual media input device: A virtual media device is described for processing one or more input signals from one or more physical media input devices, to thereby generate an output signal for use by a consuming application module. The consuming application module interacts with the virtual media device as if it were a physical... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100302465 - Image display device, projector, and method of controlling the same: An image display device includes: an image reproduction section adapted to reproduce image information recorded on a recording medium mounted; an image display section adapted to display an image corresponding to the image information reproduced by the image reproduction section; a control section adapted to make the image reproduction section... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20100302464 - Laser based display method and system: The present invention is directed to display technologies. More specifically, various embodiments of the present invention provide projection display systems where one or more laser diodes are used as light source for illustrating images. In one set of embodiments, the present invention provides projector systems that utilize blue and/or green... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100302463 - Projection video display device: A projection video display device 100 includes: a first housing 101 that houses a laser light source 1 and an optical modulation unit 2 that modulates laser light and generates video image light; a second housing 102 that houses a refrigerant circuit 4 to which a compressor, a heat radiator,... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20100302466 - Projector and method for controlling the same: A projector includes: a projection lens including a zoom mechanism; a zoom drive unit that drives the zoom mechanism; a zoom amount storage unit that stores an amount of zooming produced when the zoom drive unit drives the zoom mechanism; an operation signal receiving unit that receives a predetermined operation... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20100302467 - Projector: A projector includes: a speaker adapted to output a sound; a light source; a light modulation device; a projection optical system adapted to project an image modulated by the light modulation device; a cover member, and moving between a blocking position for blocking the light and an transmitting position for... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLCPrevious industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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